Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .pub

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .pub file?
  • Which program can create the .pub file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .pub format?
  • What can convert .pub files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pub extension?
.pub
Corel Ventura Publisher Publication .pub file icon

Corel Ventura Publisher Publication

PUB file is a Corel Ventura Publisher publication.
Category: Document files
Application: Corel Ventura
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-pub
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
vp
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Corel Ventura Chapter
Corel Ventura Publisher Style Sheet
Corel Ventura Library
Corel Ventura 4 Width Table
Serif PagePlus Publication
CorelDraw Workspace Description Data
Serif PagePlus Template
Corel Ventura Printer Font
Corel Ventura Publisher Font Metrics
.pub
Microsoft Publisher Document .pub file icon

Microsoft Publisher Document

PUB file is a Microsoft Publisher Document. Microsoft Office Publisher is a desktop publishing application from Microsoft. It is an entry-level desktop publishing application.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/vnd.ms-publisher
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Hypertext Markup Language Document
Microsoft Publisher Archived HTML
Microsoft Publisher Packed Document
Microsoft Publisher HTML Document
Microsoft Publisher Backup Data
Microsoft Publisher Page Wizard Data
.pub
OpenSSH Public Key Data .pub file icon

OpenSSH Public Key Data

PUB file is an OpenSSH Public Key Data. OpenSSH is a suite of security-related network-level utilities based on the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol, which help to secure network communications via the encryption of network traffic over multiple authentication methods and by providing secure tunneling capabilities.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: OpenSSH
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
OpenSSH Key Revocation Lists Data
.pub
PGP Public Keyring Data .pub file icon

PGP Public Keyring Data

PUB file is a PGP Public Keyring Data. PGP, which stands for Pretty Good Privacy, is a widely available encryption program that lets you protect files and electronic mail.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: PGP
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Certificate File
Key Database File
PKCS #12 Data File
Certificate Revocation List
PKCS #7 Encrypted Message
Microsoft Serialized Certificate Store
PKCS File
PKCS7 Signature
PGP Security Signature/Key

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

LUA Binary
Oubliette Data
PureBasic Source Code
PowerBASIC DOS Compiled Unit
Motorola Phone Book
Platform Independent Binary
IBM InfoSphere Information Server Manager Data
Blackberry Password Keeper Encrypted Backup
PlantUML Document

The .pub filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pu (1), pjb (1), phb (1), pb (1), lub (1), ub (1), pun (1), puf (1), pkb (1), pib (1), pbu (1), oub (1), upb (1), pyb (1), pug (1)

Can't open a .pub file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.pub

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