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File Type 1Adobe Font Metrics File

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CategoryFont Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

ASCII text-based font format developed by Adobe; stores font metric data for a Type 1 PostScript file; contains the master design of a specific font, which defines the way each character of the font looks.

Program(s) that open .AFM files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Referenced by programs that use system fonts
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Referenced by programs that use system fonts
Updated 3/1/2007

File Type 2AFF Metadata File

DeveloperBasis Technology
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CategoryDisk Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Metadata file created in the Advanced Forensics Format (AFF), a file format used to save disk image data for digital evidence; saves only the metadata that was extracted out of an .AFF disk image file; allows the metadata to be separated from the raw disk image data.

More Information

AFM files reference the AFF disk image data. When opened, the supporting program automatically locates the disk image data in the separate files and loads it appropriately.

Program(s) that open .AFM files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
AFFLIB
PassMark OSForensics
Linux LogoLinux
AFFLIB
Updated 7/20/2011