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.PEF File Extension

File Type 1Pentax Electronic File

DeveloperPentax
Popularity
2.3 (11 Votes)
CategoryCamera Raw Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a PEF file?

Uncompressed RAW photograph taken with a Pentax digital camera; stores image information exactly how it was captured by the camera's sensor, with no compression or color adjustment.

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NOTE: Different Pentax camera models may store images using slightly different variations of the format. Therefore certain software programs may read some, but not all PEF files.

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Programs that open PEF files
Updated 12/4/2015

File Type 2PEF Braille Book File

DeveloperDAISY Consortium
Popularity
2.0 (1 Vote)
CategoryeBook Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

.PEF File Association 2

File created in the Portable Embosser Format (PEF), an XML format used to store braille books in digital form; includes unambiguous embossing specifications; enables braille books to be stored and shared in an unambiguous exchange format.

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PEF was developed to handle some cases of ambiguity from other braille formats, such as ASCII braille.

PEF files can be opened and created using Braille Utils, a Java library for PEF manipulation. PEF files can also be generated from .ODT documents using odt2braille, a plugin for OpenOffice.org 3.0 or later.

Programs that open PEF files
Updated 6/16/2011

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