PMD File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a PMD file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .PMD files.

What is a PMD file?

Files that contain the .pmd file extension are created by the Adobe PageMaker desktop publishing software application. These PMD files contain page layout files that have been created with the PageMaker software application.

PageMaker is a software program that is used by many desktop publishers to create newsletters, brochures and other formatted publishing files that will be used for printing. The PMD files may contain formatted text, drawn objects, graphics and other images that may be created by a variety of Adobe applications.

The PMD file extension is assigned to page layout files that are created in versions 6 and later of the PageMaker application.

How to open PMD files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension PMD for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different PMD openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension PMD

While we know of one file format using the .PMD file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PMD file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of PMD files. Remember, different programs may use PMD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Adobe PageMakerAdobe PageMakerUser submitted
Adobe PageMaker TryoutAdobe PageMaker TryoutUser submitted
PlanMakerPlanMakerUser submitted
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PlanMaker ViewerPlanMaker ViewerUser submitted
Poser ApplicationPoser ApplicationUser submitted
Poser Pro ApplicationPoser Pro ApplicationUser submitted
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PrimMathPrimMathUser submitted
Poser Debut ApplicationPoser Debut ApplicationUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PMD-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with PMD-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!