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Details of extension .pm

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .pm file?
  • Which program can create the .pm file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .pm format?
  • What can convert .pm files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pm extension?
Perl Module .pm file icon

Perl Module

PM file is a Perl Module. Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.
Category: Development files
Application: Perl
Program name: perl.exe
Mime-type: application/x-perl
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Common Gateway Interface
Perl Script
PHP Script
Python Script
JRun Server Application
Fly Script
TCL Script
Velocity Macro File
Unix Shell Script
PM Bitmap Image .pm file icon

PM Bitmap Image

PM file is a PM Bitmap Image.
Detailed description not available
Category: Graphic files
Application: XnView
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Portable Pixmap Image
X Pixmap
X Bitmap Image
Portable Pixmap Image ASCII
Binary Portable Pixmap Image

Other types of files may also use the .pm file extension. If you have helpful information about .pm extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

ARPA-MIT Language Model File
Commodore Amiga Multi-palette Image
Project64 Saved State File
STK Owner/Mission File
MatrixPlot Data
NewsRoom Document
Adobe Audition v3 Peak File
OMake Makefile
Autodesk Maya 3D Project

The .pm filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

lm (1), pn (1), pk (1), ph (1), mp (1), pl (1), pj (1), om (1)

Can't open a .pm file?

If you want to open a .pm file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .pm association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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