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Name PageMaker PC Document
Version 5.0
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/vnd.pagemaker
PUID:  x-fmt/173
Classification Word Processor
Description PageMaker is a discontinued desktop publishing program created by Aldus Corporation in 1985. Originally created for Macintosh computers the PC version was released in 1987. It was purchased alongside other Aldus software such as FreeHand in 1994. File extensions begin with either pm or pt, for the PageMaker file or for PageMaker template, followed by the version number.
Orientation Text
Byte order  
Related file formats Equivalent to PageMaker Mac Document (5.0)
Is previous version of PageMaker PC Document (6.0)
Is subsequent version of PageMaker PC Document (4.0)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated
Aldus Corporation
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 10 Oct 2003
Source description  
Last updated 28 Jun 2022
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