File Extension Library

.PMD File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Page Layout Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .PMD files and how to open them?

Can't open .PMD file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .PMD file.

What is a .PMD file extension?

.PMD file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .PMD has been classified as Page Layout Files. The format of .PMD file is Binary.

.PMD is PageMaker Document

A PMD file is a page layout file created with Adobe PageMaker, a program used for creating professional publications such as newsletters and brochures. It contains formatted text, images, and drawn objects. PMD files also support images created in other Adobe programs.

PMD files are used by Adobe PageMaker 6 or later. They can also be opened by Adobe InDesign, the successor to PageMaker. However, only Adobe InDesign CS6 or older will open PMD files. InDesign CC does not open PMD files.

If you want to open a PMD file in InDesign CC, you can open it in InDesign CS6 or earlier, save it as an .INDD file, then open it in InDesign CC. You can also export a PMD as a .PDF file when open in PageMaker or InDesign.

List of all softwares that can open the PageMaker Document
Adobe PageMaker 7
Adobe InDesign CS6
Adobe PageMaker 7
Adobe InDesign CS6
File Type 2 Poser Binary Morph File
Developer by: Smith Micro Category: 3D Image Files Format: Binary

3D image file created by Poser Pro, a character modeling and animation program; saves morphs, or the altered positions, of a character in a binary format; used for saving gestures, movement states, and other character positions.

List of all softwares that can open the Poser Binary Morph File
Smith Micro Poser 11
Smith Micro Poser 11
File Type 3 PlanMaker Spreadsheet
Developer by: SoftMaker Software Category: Spreadsheet Files Format: Binary

A PMD file is a spreadsheet file created by PlanMaker, a spreadsheet application included with SoftMaker Office. It contains data in cells organized in rows and columns of a spreadsheet. PMD files are similar to .XLS and .XLSX files used by Microsoft Excel.

PMD file open in SoftMaker Office PlanMaker 2018

PMD files are saved in a proprietary format and were the primary file type associated with PlanMaker until they were replaced by .PMDX files. PlanMaker still supports PMD files.

While PMD files are typically used to store data, they may also contain formulas and charts. PMD files may be converted to various formats in PlanMaker, including PMDX, .PDF, XLS, XLSX, .XLSM, .XLTX, .XLTM, .XLT, .TMD, and .RTF.

List of all softwares that can open the PlanMaker Spreadsheet
SoftMaker Office
SoftMaker Office
SoftMaker Office: PlanMaker Mobile
File Type 4 MikuMikuDance Model File
Developer by: MikuMikuDance Category: 3D Image Files Format: Binary

3D model used by MikuMikuDance (MMD), a dance animation program originally created in Japanese; contains a 3D mesh for a dancer that can be texturized and animated with the MikuMikuDance tools; used for storing different dancer models.

PMD files can be edited with the PMD Editor, as well as with some standard 3D modeling tools, such as Blender, Metesequoia, and Lightwave. However, note that each program requires an appropriate plugin, and the plugins are typically created in Japanese and are available from Japanese websites.

List of all softwares that can open the MikuMikuDance Model File
PMD Editor

How to fix problems with .PMD files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PMD files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PMD file format
  2. You need to check the .PMD file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)