PM file format description

Many people often share .pm files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .pm files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .pm files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .pm files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .pm file format.

8 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pm - Perl Module

The PM development files are related to Perl. The 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
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Perl Module related extensions:

  • ephtml Enhanced Perl-parsed HTML
  • p5 Perl v5 Script
  • ph Perl Header
  • pl Perl Script
  • pl6 Perl v6 Script
  • pm5 Perl 5 Module

.pm - PM Bitmap Image

The PM graphic files are related to XnView. The PM file is a PM Bitmap Image.

Category:Graphic files
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PM Bitmap Image related extensions:

  • $s ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
  • 2bp Pocket PC Bitmap Image
  • 2d Amapi Image
  • 411 Sony Mavica Picture
  • 4bt GoDot Image
  • 73i TI-73 Bitmap

.pm - Pegasus Mail Frequently Used Data

The PM data files are related to Pegasus Mail. The PM file is a Pegasus Mail Frequently Used Data. Pegasus Mail is a previously freeware, proprietary, email client that is developed and maintained by David Harris.

Application:Pegasus Mail
Category:Data files
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Pegasus Mail Frequently Used Data related extensions:

  • zot Zoot Information Processor Database
  • ioc Cadence Input-output Connectors Data
  • ncc Nokia PC Suite Content Copier File
  • v8i 1C:Enterprise Shared Infobase List
  • cpl Tekla Structures Contour Plate Properties
  • btn AutoPlay Media Studio Button Data

.pm - Trainz Game Progressive Mesh Data

The PM game data files are related to Trainz. The PM file is a Trainz Game Progressive Mesh Data. Trainz is a series of 3D train simulator computer games developed by Australian game developer N3V Games (formerly Auran).

Category:Game Data files
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Trainz Game Progressive Mesh Data related extensions:

  • cdp Trainz Content Dispatcher Pack
  • im Trainz Game Indexed Mesh Data
  • ja Trainz Jet Archive
  • n3v Trainz Game Data
  • texture Trainz Texture Data
  • tzarc Trainz Archive

.pm - Pidgin IM Module

The PM other files are related to Pidgin IM. The PM file is a Pidgin IM Module. Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client.

Application:Pidgin IM
Category:Other files
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Pidgin IM Module related extensions:

  • snt Windows Sticky Notes
  • w95 Windows 95 Startup File
  • sbf Motorola System Firmware
  • xmd Bitdefender Plugin
  • acv OS/2 Warp Audio Driver
  • csu Crestron Software Update

.pm - Adobe PageMaker Document

The PM document files are related to Adobe PageMaker. The PM file is an Adobe PageMaker Document. Adobe PageMaker is a decent desktop publishing software program if you want to create a simple desktop publishing publication like a newsletter or a catalog.

Application:Adobe PageMaker
Category:Document files
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Adobe PageMaker Document related extensions:

  • sdb OpenOffice Base Database
  • viz Visualize-IT Document
  • piskel Piskel Sprite
  • wpf Corel WordPerfect Form
  • lxe Luxology Modo 3D Scene
  • md Mayura Draw Document

.pm - Lotus 1-2-3 Formatted Text Data

The PM data files are related to Lotus 1-2-3. The PM file is a Lotus 1-2-3 Formatted Text Data. Lotus 1-2-3 is a spreadsheet program designed for IBM-compatible personal computers by Lotus Corporation in 1982.

Application:Lotus 1-2-3
Category:Data files
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Lotus 1-2-3 Formatted Text Data related extensions:

  • xtxt Xtext Data
  • atc AceText Collection File
  • tab Lotus Notes Full Text Index Data
  • cpg 3Dize Cool Page Tutorials Data
  • hvd HoverDesk Theme
  • cus Payroll Mate Customer Data

.ims - Star Wars: Rebel Assault Game Data

The IMS game data files are related to Star Wars: Rebel Assault. The IMS file is a Star Wars: Rebel Assault Game Data. Star Wars: Rebel Assault is a rail shooter video game developed and published by LucasArts for MS-DOS.

Application:Star Wars: Rebel Assault
Category:Game Data files
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Star Wars: Rebel Assault Game Data related extensions:

  • arma2profile ARMA 2 Profile Data
  • snx StarCraft Saved Game Data
  • lfl ScummVM LFL Library
  • lsp Living Scenes Jigsaw Puzzles Data
  • cdp2 Trainz Classics Content Dispatcher Pack 2
  • gui Doom 3 GUI Data

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .pm file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .pm extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .pm files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .pm files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .pm file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .pm file

To set the .pm file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .pm file association. Many applications can open .pm files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .pm file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

lm, mp, om, ph, pj, pk, pl, pn

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .pm filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .pm:

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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