Open PFB file

The most common choise: Type 1 PostScript font

How to open Type 1 PostScript font .pfb files

Have you had trouble opening the pfb file on your computer? What are pfb files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is pfb file?

Files with pfb extension can be found as Adobe Type 1 PostScript fonts. One of the many font formats.

Type 1 PostScript font description

File extension pfb is traditionally used for Adobe Type Manager Type 1 PostScript font file format.

Adobe Type 1 font format for single-byte digital fonts for use with Adobe Type Manager software and with PostScript printers. It can support font hinting.

PFB was originally a proprietary format but Adobe released the specification to third-party font manufacturers provided that all Type 1 fonts adhere to it.

Suggested software to open pfb file

Adobe Type Manager

Old font programs from Adobe

Adobe Type Manager for Mac

A software used to generate high-quality screen font bitmaps from the PostScript outlines

There are other PFB filename extensions with the same .pfb suffix

pfb - DESQview data

Files with pfb file extension are used by the DESQview application which was developed by Quarterdeck Office Systems.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

We can help you to open your file

Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.

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