File Extension Library


.PUK File Extension

  • Developer by: Pavuk Systems
  • Category: Data Files

What is an .PUK file?

.PUK file extension is created by Pavuk Systems. .PUK has been classified as Data Files.

.PUK is Pavuk Universal Kommand File

A PUK file is a Pavuk Universal Kommand file used by the Pavuk Device Interface (PDI) application. It contains configuration and security tokens used to verify data transfers between an instrument and a server.

PDI is a Windows application used to securely pass information from a device, such as a credit card reader or data measuring instrument, to a server. The PUK file is utilized to verify the credentials of the data transfer for security purposes.

NOTE: PDI was formerly known as DataClipper.

How to Open .PUK file on different platforms

Open .PUK File on Windows

  • Right-click a .PUK
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .PUK file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .PUK files" Press "Ok"

Open .PUK File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .PUK file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .PUK File on Linux

Right click on the .PUK file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .PUK File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .PUK file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .PUK File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .PUK files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .PUK files

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