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Details of the .pem file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .pem file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .pem file?
  • What program do I need to open a .pem file?
  • How can the .pem file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .pem?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pem extension?
  • How can I convert .pem files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .pem?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.pem file extension details

PEM Encoded Certificate File

PEM Encoded Certificate File .pem file icon
Ascii (base64 encoded) versions of certificate files.
PEM format description not yet available
Category: Other files
Application: OpenSSL
Mime-type: application/x-x509-user-cert
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PEM aliases:
PEM related links:
PEM related extensions:
Certificate File

Certificate File

Key Database File

Other types of files may also use the .pem file extension.

.pem file extension error

The .pem file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

pe, prm, oem, em, psm, pm, pfm, pek, pdm, pme, epm, pwm, pel, pen, p3m

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

STK Planetary Ephemeris File
Adobe Premiere Plugin
Tinker Parameter File
Windows OEM Setup File
TINA Pro Analyses Control Parameter File
Adobe Encore Menu Template
Solid Edge Sheet Metal Document
Perl Module
PM Bitmap Image
Paragon Backup Image Descriptor
open .pem file

Can't open a .pem file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .pem file association, check the FAQ.

.pem file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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