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Informations about the PFM filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .pfm filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .pfm file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

2 filename extension(s) are in our database

.pfm - Postscript Type1 Printer Font Metrics

The PFM file is a Font file, which is connected to the Postscript Type1 Printer Font Metrics according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Postscript Type1 Printer Font Metrics (.pfm) files can be opened or converted with the help of Adobe Type Manager.

Format description:
PFM format
Category:
Font
Application:
Adobe Type Manager
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Related links:
-
Related extensions:
.pfa
Postscript Type1 Font ASCII
.pfb
Postscript Type1 Font Binary
.t1c
Postscript Type1 Compressible Font

.pfm - Paragon Backup Image Descriptor

The PFM file is a Disk Image file, which is connected to the Paragon Backup Image Descriptor according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Paragon Backup Image Descriptor (.pfm) files can be opened or converted with the help of Paragon Drive Backup.

Format description:
PFM format
Category:
Disk Image
Application:
Paragon Drive Backup
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Related links:
-
Related extensions:
.pbf
Paragon Backup Image

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .pfm file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .pfm extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .pfm files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .pfm file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .pfm file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .pfm file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .pfm file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .pfm extension

The .pfm filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .pfm files.

fm, ptm, pmf, pgm, pfk, pem, pcm, ofm, fpm, pvm, prm, pm, pfl, pf, pdm

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .pfm file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .pfm extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

.fm
Adobe FrameMaker Document
.pmf
ArcGIS Published Map
.pfk
XTree Programmable Function Keys Settings
.pcm
RAW PCM Audio Data
.ptm
Microsoft MapPoint Map
.fpm
FPS Creator Map

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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