What is a .PDF-1 File And How To Open It (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .pdf-1 extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .pdf-1 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .PDF-1 file?

The file extension .PDF-1 is Renamed PDF File.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .pdf-1 file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .PDF-1 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .PDF-1 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .PDF-1 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .pdf-1 file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Google Chrome software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: LibreOffice and Google Chrome.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PDF-1 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Google Chrome software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PDF-1 file on Mac

To open the .pdf-1 file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Google Chrome software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Apple Preview, Apple Pages, LibreOffice and Google Chrome software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PDF-1 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Google Chrome software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .PDF-1 file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .pdf-1 file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the LibreOffice software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use KDE Okular, Evince and LibreOffice software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .PDF-1 file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the LibreOffice software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .PDF-1 file?

If you cannot open the .PDF-1 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PDF-1 file.pdfig – PDF Colony Software, .pdfs – Adobe Systems, .pdfxml – Adobe Systems, .pdg – Broderbund, .pdh – Step Function. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .PDF-1 file with the Google Chrome, LibreOffice programs on Windows, Google Chrome, Apple Preview, Apple Pages, LibreOffice programs on Mac and LibreOffice, KDE Okular, Evince software on Linux.