Pages File is an extension of a document created by the Apple user with the help of the default Apple’s Pages app. Pages is Apple’s default document creator which is a combination of a word processor and a page layout program. You can use this default app on your Mac system to save a document of resume, poster, newsletter, book etc. The documents you create using this application saves your file as Pages File. In this tutorial, we will show you how to open Pages File on the Mac system.
Apple’s Mac system comes with the Pages-app as a default page creator and editor app. Just like the Windows systems, instead of using the MS Word software, here you are using the Pages app. If for any reason you are not able to open the Pages-file on a Mac system, then you must check the current version of the PagesApp on your Mac system. If the app is outdated, make sure you update the app to the latest version first.
With Apple’s default app, you can open, edit and save MS Word documents with .doc and .docx extensions. You can then save the documents as pages or a word document or can even save it as a PDF file.
If you are not able to work with the Pages-File on your Mac system, then the default Pages app might be corrupted or disabled by the user or the administrator. If you do not have the access of the Pages app, then you can upload the documents to the iCloud’s PagesApp from where you can easily view, edit and save the documents. You can download your work as PAGES, PDF, DOCX and EPUB extension.
Here, we have prepared a step by step tutorial to guide you on installing the PagesApp and how you can start creating new documents on your Mac system. Let’s get on to the tutorial now!
How to Open Pages File on Mac OS
The first thing you need to do here is installing the latest version of the PAGES app on your Mac system. Go to the Application menu from the Dock of your Mac and click on to the Application’s icon from there.
Now, open the App Store app which is the default store for Mac users to download and install different software and apps. Check for the icon of the App Store and click it out.
Now, in the upper-left corner, you can see a Search bar. Click on to the Search bar.
Type in Pages into the search bar and then press the return button I.e. Enter button from the Keyboard.
The App Store will start searching for the related apps as per your entered keyword. It might take a few seconds to find and locate the app, wait for the app store to show up the results.
Pages is a part of the Productivity apps and you could see the Pages icon in the search result with the Get button. If the app is not installed on your system, click on to the Get button else Update button.
As soon as you click on to the Get button, the Get button changes to Install App, click on to the button to start the downloading process of the app. Once the downloading process is done, the Pages-app will be installed on your system. (It is the latest version of the app.)
Once the app is installed, you will be asked to give permission to finish the installation. You will be prompted with a message that will ask you to enter your Apple ID and the Password associated with your Id. Make sure you enter the correct Apple ID and Password in the given box.
That’s all you have to do in order to install the latest version of the Pages app on your Mac system. Now, go to the finder and search for the Pages File. Double-click on to the Pages-File. The latest version of the Pages-app will open the selected file. You can view, edit and save the file on your Mac system by now!