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
Old font programs from Adobe
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.