There are 8 other file types using
the AFM file extension!

afm icon.afm - Adobe font metrics

empty icon.afm - HP NewWave cardfile application data

afm icon.afm - Alphacam flame parameter macrro

empty icon.afm - Abassis data

afm icon.afm - DESQview data

empty icon.afm - GeoVu format

empty icon.afm - Advanced Forensics Format metadata

empty icon.afm - NX assemly FEM data

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AFM file extension - Lout document formatting system data

What is afm file? How to open afm files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The afm file extension is also related to Lout, a high-level language for document formatting. This freeware was designed and implemented by Jeffrey H. Kingston of the Basser Department of Computer Science at the University of Sydney in 1993.

This afm file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open afm file:

Lout  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Jeffrey H. Kingston

Lout reads a high-level description of a document similar in style to LaTeX and produces a PostScript file which can be printed on most laser printers and graphic display devices.

Help how to open:

Use Lout to open *.afm data files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .afm file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .afm file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open afm file, edit afm file, convert afm file, view afm file, play afm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting afm files.

Software that open afm file - Lout document formatting system data

Programs supporting the exension afm on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Lout for open afm file action.


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