File Extension PMG

  • Full name
    Adobe Pagemaker Group Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
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Have you encountered a problem with a PMG file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a PMG file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your PMG file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is PMG file?

The file extension PMG is used for so-called Photomerge Composition files of the image editing software Photoshop. Photomerge is a feature of Adobe Photoshop to combine multiple images into one panorama image.

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Photomerge offers a variety of fine-tuning options when composing images, such as perspective correction, zoom, and overlap modes. These settings and the arrangement of the pictures can be saved in a composition file. Therefore, you need to a PMG file and the associated images.

The photomer function can be found under 'File -> Automate'.

Programs which can open a PMG file

How to open file with PMG extension?

In order to open a file with PMG extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening PMG file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with PMG files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Photoshop or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening PMG files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support PMG files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of PMG files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Adobe Photoshop as the default program for opening PMG files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate PMG files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Adobe Photoshop applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Photoshop has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with PMG files

Sometimes problems with opening PMG files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • PMG files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open PMG files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • PMG file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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