File formats that Publisher converts

Microsoft Publisher can open and save to the file formats listed below.

ShowFile formats that Publisher can open

Publisher will open the file formats listed below. In most cases, Publisher can preserve the character and paragraph formatting of text.

ShowFile formats that Publisher will save to

You can save your publications in any of the file formats listed below. Some file formats cannot support the graphics and layout in your publication, and the appearance of your publication may change after you save it to a new file format.

  • Publisher 98 and Publisher 2000

 Note   Microsoft Office Publisher 2003 saves in the same file format as Publisher 2002. You do not need to select a specific file format to save a publication as a Publisher 2002 file.

 Note   If you have older versions of Microsoft Office programs installed on your computer, you may be able to open and save to additional file formats.

Applies to:
Publisher 2003