What is a .PUG File And How To Open It – Pug

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .pug extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .pug file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .PUG file?

The .PUG file extension is from Pug Template. This file extension was developed by Pug. The format of this file is text, and it is a development related file.

What to know

There are currently 7 software that can open the .pug file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .PUG file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .PUG file on various operating systems.

How to open a .PUG file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .pug file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the GNU Emacs software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Pug, Microsoft Visual Studio Code, Sublime Text and GNU Emacs.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PUG 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GNU Emacs software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PUG file on Mac

To open the .pug file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Sublime Text software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Pug, Microsoft Visual Studio Code, Sublime Text, MacroMates TextMate and Panic Coda 2 software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PUG file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Sublime Text software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .PUG file on Linux

To open the .pug file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Vim software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Pug, Microsoft Visual Studio Code, Sublime Text and Vim.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .PUG file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

Still cannot open the .PUG file?

If you are still unable to open the .PUG file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PUG file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .puk – Pavuk Systems, .pup – Sony, .pup – Puppy Linux, .puppet – Adobe Systems, .purblepairssave-ms – Microsoft. 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 .PUG file with the GNU Emacs, Pug, Microsoft Visual Studio Code, Sublime Text programs on Windows, Sublime Text, Pug, Microsoft Visual Studio Code, MacroMates TextMate, Panic Coda 2 programs on Mac and Vim, Pug, Microsoft Visual Studio Code, Sublime Text software on Linux.