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File TypePrinter Font Binary File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
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CategoryFont Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

Definition

Adobe Type 1 font for Windows; similar to a .PFA file, but has been encoded in binary format; requires the associated .PFM file as well; both the PFB and PFM files should be stored within the system Fonts folder in order to be active.

More Information

In addition to storing system fonts, PFB files are also used by AutoCAD for creating compiled .SHX font files.

Programs that open PFB files
Windows
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7
FontForge
Autodesk AutoCAD 2017
Mac
FontForge
Linux
FontForge
Updated 9/3/2010