The File Extensions Database


.PT3 File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category: Document Files

What is an .PT3 file?

.PT3 is Adobe PageMaker template

The pt3 file extension is associated with Adobe PageMaker, desktop publishing software for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS operating systems. Template file. Template file is used for specifying future documents.

PageMaker is discontinued product that was replaced by InDesign.

This pt3 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.


How to open:

Use Adobe PageMaker to open .pt3 template files.

How to convert:

Adobe PageMaker may be capable of export *.pt3 files to other formats.

How to solve problems with PT3 files

  • Associate the PT3 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any PT3 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.PT3 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the PT3 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .PT3 is Adobe PageMaker template. Because only the current version supports the latest PT3 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems Incorporated manufacturer website after an available .PT3 is Adobe PageMaker template update.
  • To make sure that your PT3 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.