How to open Adobe font metrics .afm files
Have you had trouble opening the afm file on your computer? What are afm files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is afm file?
Files with afm file extension are in most cases special fonts in Adobe's font metrics an ASCII-based format Used for storing font metric data as human-readable data.
Adobe font metrics description
The afm file extension is used for Adobe's ASCII-based file format that is used for storing font metric data as human-readable data. AFM is the standard Adobe font file format used in Adobe software.
This format is also known as the Adobe Multiple Font Metrics (AMFM) and Adobe Composite Font Metrics (ACFM) file formats. In fact, AFM, AMFM, and ACFM are actually three variations of the same format.
The afm files contain base or composite font information. One AFM file is used per master design of a font. AMFM files store control and global font information for a group of AFM files. And ACFM files contain the global metrics of the composite font program.
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There are other AFM filename extensions with the same .afm suffix
afm - Abassis data
An afm file extension is related to the Abassis, a finance manager for Windows and used for its data files.
afm - Advanced Forensics Format metadata
An afm file extension is related to the Advanced Forensics Format and used for its metadata files.
afm - Alphacam flame parameter macrro
An afm file extension is related to the Alphacam a CAD/CAM software for Windows and used for its flame parameter macros.
afm - DESQview data
An afm file extension is associated with the DESQview, a multitasking software for MS-DOS operating system.
afm - GeoVu format
An afm file extension is related to the GeoVu visualization application.
afm - HP NewWave cardfile application data
An afm file extension is related to the HP NewWave, an object-oriented desktop environment for Windows and used for its cardfile application data.
afm - Lout document formatting system data
An afm file extension is associated with the Lout a language for documents formatting and used for its documents.
afm - NX assemly FEM data
Files with afm extension can be found as FEM assembly files of 3D models from Siemens NX software.