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CEF file extension - Adobe Illustrator compact embedded font file

What is cef file? How to open cef files?

File type specification:

Font and typeface file type icon Font and typeface file type

cef file icon: cef filetype icon

The CEF file extension is associated with Adobe Illustrator a vector based editor for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X operating systems. The .cef file contains compact embedded font used by Illustrator.

Uses font hinting for better rendering of small fonts. This font type is supported by the Adobe SVG Viewer but may not be supported by other SVG viewers.

The default software associated to cef file type:

Adobe Illustrator icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logo Adobe Illustrator  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editor and part of some editions of Adobe Creative Suite and Cloud. It is a direct competitor to programs like CorelDraw. Illustrator allows users  to create sophisticated artwork for virtually any medium.

The latest version, Illustrator CC is available through the new Adobe Creative Cloud suite. The previous version was Illustrator CS6.

Adobe Illustrator for Mac icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logo Adobe Illustrator for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Mac version of Adobe Illustrator, a vector graphics editor that is part of some editions of Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud. The newest member of Illustrator family is the CC version available in Creative Cloud bundle. 

Help how to open CEF files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension CEF:

As far as we know, this .cef 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 .cef file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open cef file, edit cef file, convert cef file, view cef file, play cef 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 of the cef files.

  • Import cef file
  • Others cef file

Software that import cef file - Adobe Illustrator compact embedded font file

Click on the link to get more information about FreeFontConverter for import cef file action.

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