How to open Printer outline metric font .pfm files
Have you had trouble opening the pfm file on your computer? What are pfm files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is pfm file?
Files with pfm suffix are fonts that also contain font metric information. Also called Adobe Type 1 font.
Printer outline metric font description
File extension pfm is used for files that contain font metric information used by applications for laying out lines of text in a document. They also specify the Windows font menu name, kerning pair data, and a variety of other font-level information. Used in many Adobe programs as well in other programs for Windows operating system.
Printer Font Metrics files are required for installing Type 1, CID-keyed, or composite font programs in a Windows system. Although this file format was originally designed for single-byte fonts, PFM files provide AdobeType Manager (ATM) and other software with key fontspecific information that is necessary for installation and use in a Windows environment.
Suggested software to open pfm file
Adobe Creative Suite
Set of professional software tools for graphic design, video editing and web development
A series of operating systems developed by Microsoft