File extension PAGES is used by Apple Pages application to save document information. Apple Pages is a word processor developed by Apple Inc. It runs on macOS and iOS operating systems and is part of Apple iWork. Most recent versions of Apple Pages have iCloud and web-based editing support which allows cross-device and cross-platform document sharing and collaboration.
If you need to open file with file extension PAGES on Windows operating systems you can use following steps on your macOS device to create DOCX or RTF document.
1) Open document in Apple Pages
2) Choose "File" in top menu and select "Export to"
3) A submenu with a list of export options will open
4) Choose "Rich Text Format" to export to "RTF" or "Word" to export to DOCX or DOC.
5) Transfer converted file to your Windows device and open it using Microsoft Word, Wordpad or other Windows application which support RTF, DOCX or DOC file extensions
There is an alternative method to transfer your PAGES document from iOS or macOS using iCloud.
1) Save your PAGES document to iCloud. In macOS you can do it by choosing "File->Save" in main menu and then selecting iCloud Drive from the "Where" drop down list. Make sure that you have "iCloud Drive" enabled in macOS settings
2) Open iCloud on your Windows device
3) Open Pages app in iCloud and open a document you saved
4) Click on "Tools" icon on the right side of the menu and choose "Download a Copy…".
5) You will see a pop up window where you can choose a format in which you can download your PAGES document. Select Word to download in Microsoft Word compatible format
Open PAGES File on Windows
Find a PAGES file in question in Windows OS File Explorer and double click on it to launch the corresponding application.
If a PAGES file is not opened in an application and you instead get a "Windows can't open a file" error message you should try looking for an application which can open the file in question.
If you know the application which can open PAGES file then run it and see if there is a File->Open main menu option in the application.
If you don't know the application which function as PAGES file opener then try to search online for "PAGES viewer", "application to open PAGES file" or "open PAGES file" queries in the search engine you like.
Install the application you found and check if it can open PAGES file
Open PAGES File on Mac OS
Find a PAGES file in question in Mac OS Finder and double click on it to launch the corresponding application.
If a PAGES file is not opened in a Mac OS application and you instead get a "There is no application set to open the file" error message you can click on "Search App Store" in the error dialog and Mac OS will show you applications compatible with PAGES file.
If you know the Mac OS application which can work as PAGES file opener you can choose the "Choose Application..." option in the error box to associate the file extension and open PAGES file in it.
If you don't know the application which can open PAGES file then try to search for "PAGES viewer", "application to open PAGES file" or "read PAGES file" queries in the online search engine you like.
Install the application you found and check if it can read PAGES file
Open PAGES File on Android
If you downloaded a PAGES file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:
In the Android apps list on your Android device find "My Files" or "File manager" app and tap to start it.
Tap on "Downloads" folder inside the app.
You should see your downloaded PAGES file in that folder.
Tap on the file. If Android device supports opening the file you downloaded it will open in the corresponding app.
If file does not open you can look for the corresponding app that can open the file by searching Android App Store for the "PAGES".
If you cannot open the file with the apps from Android App Store it is possible that the file could only be opened on desktop platforms such as Windows or Mac OS. Try searching for "PAGES viewer", "PAGES file reader" online and see if any desktop applications can open it.
It is also possible that the file you downloaded is outdated and is no longer supported.
Open PAGES File on iPhone or iPad
To open PAGES File on iOS device follow steps below:
Open Files app on your iPhone or iPad device. You can find it by swiping down on the home screen and typing "Files" in the search bar.
Tap on the Downloads folder on the Files app home screen.
You will see all files that you recently downloaded. Tap on the PAGES file to view it.
If you have the right app that can open it it will automatically launch and open your file.
If you don't have the app which can open it you need to serch Apple app store for "PAGES". This way you can find apps which can open PAGES files.
If this doesn't help it is possible that your file could be opened only by the desktop application. To find an app which can open it on desktop look for "PAGES viewer" or "PAGES file" online in your favorite search engine.
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