.PFM File Extension

.PFM File Extension

File Type

Printer Font Metrics File

Developer Adobe Systems
Popularity
3.5  |  20 Votes
Category Font Files
Format N/A

What is a PFM file?

Adobe Type 1 font used by the Microsoft Windows operating system; includes measurements of characters within the font; requires an associated .PFB file for the font; does not contain the actual font glyphs, but helps the font in the PFB file to be displayed correctly.

More Information

To install PFM/PFB fonts in Windows 7, you can copy the PFM and PFB files to the C:\Windows\Fonts\ directory, right-click the PFM file, and select "Install" from the list. You can then view the font with the Microsoft Windows Font Viewer, which can be opened by navigating to the \Windows\Fonts\ directory in the Windows Explorer, or by typing "font" in the Windows Start menu search box and then clicking "View installed fonts" from the populated search list.

NOTE: If the PFB file is not in the same directory as the PFM file, it may be located in the \PSFONTS\ folder and the PFM file may be located in the \PSFONTS\PFM\ folder.

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Programs that open or reference PFM files

Windows
Updated October 19, 2020

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