The Pages is a Mac word app. Whenever we download a word file and open it on a Mac system, it will directly open up with this Pages app. Unfortunately, the file will be converted with .pages extension. Mac users may not see this extension. But if you send the same file to a Windows PC, they will see it with .pages extension and for that reason a Windows user can not open such files. Well, in order to open / view .pages files in Windows, you have to change the format of that file so that it can easily open or view files from your MS Word. Follow the steps given below in order to open / view .pages files in Windows PCs.
How to Open / View .Pages Files in Windows 7, 8, 8.1 & 10
Step 1 :
Make sure to create a copy of the file which we are going to convert. If you messed up things, the other copy of the file will help you and your data will be saved in that file. Right click on to the file and select the copy option. Paste it anywhere to create a copy of it.
Step 2 :
Now, right click on the .Pages file received from a Mac and select the Rename option.
Step 3 :
Delete the extension name .Pages and replace it with .zip. After renaming it hit the Enter button. The extension will be changed.
Step 4 :
You’re done! You will be able to open this file on MS Wordpad, MS Word easily from a Windows PC.
Amazed? Well, this is the most easiest way to Open / View .Pages files whenever you received such files from a Mac user, kindly do these much changes and you will be able to see everything stored on that file.
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