An otf file extension is related to the OpenType font format developed by Microsoft and Adobe.

There are 2 other file types using
the OTF file extension!

otf file icon.otf - OpenOffice OpenDocument formula template

otf file icon.otf - DeltaVision image file

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Software that works with otf file extension

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OTF file extension - OpenType font file format

What is otf file? How to open otf files?

File type specification:

Font and typeface file type icon Font and typeface file type

otf file icon: otf filetype icon

The otf file extension is used for OpenType font format. OTF is a scalable format for computer fonts, initially developed by Microsoft, later joined by Adobe Systems.

OpenType was first announced in 1996, with a significant number of OpenType fonts starting to ship in 2000–2001. Adobe completed conversion of its entire font library to OpenType around the end of 2002.

A computer font (or font) is a file format used to store a set of glyphs, characters, or symbols such as dingbats.

OpenType is supported by Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X.

MIME: application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.formula-template
MIME: application/x-vnd.oasis.opendocument.formula-template

The default software associated to otf file type:

FontCreator picture or screenshot

FontCreator  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  High-Logic B.V.

FontCreator is one of the most popular font editing software. It has an intuitive interface that allows beginners to become productive immediately and it contains the powerful drawing tools that font designers require to create and edit high-quality TrueType and OpenType fonts.

FontLab Ltd. logo TypeTool for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  FontLab Ltd.

TypeTool is a basic font editor for Mac OS and for Windows. For students, hobby typographers and creative professionals who occasionally need to create or customize fonts.

FontLab Studio picture or screenshot

FontLab Ltd. logo FontLab Studio  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  FontLab Ltd.

FontLab Studio is font editor for Mac and Windows. It is the comprehensive solution for font foundries, professional type designers, typographers and graphic design studios, allowing them to design typefaces and create or modify fonts.

Related articles:

How to install new fonts in Mac OS X

How to install new fonts in Linux

How to install new fonts in Windows

Help how to open OTF files:

View with: fontview.exe under Windows or Font Book under Mac OS X. To open/edit use some font editor.

How to convert file with extension OTF:

Use any font editing tool to export *.otf fonts to other font formats.

Find conversions from otf file:

otf to jpeg

otf to pdf

otf to ttf

otf to vf3

otf to woff

Find converter to otf file type:

fog to otf

pfb to otf

sfd to otf

svg to otf

ttc to otf

ttf to otf

woff to otf

File identification strings:

HEX code: 4F 54 54 4F 00
ASCII code: OTTO

List of software applications associated to the .otf 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 otf file, edit otf file, convert otf file, view otf file, play otf file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 otf files.

  • Open otf file
  • Save otf file
  • Edit otf file
  • View otf file
  • Convert otf file
  • Create otf file
  • Import otf file
  • Export otf file
  • Print otf file
  • Others otf file

Software that open otf file - OpenType font file format

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open otf file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with otf file by default:
FontCreator
Other suggested software:
TypeTool

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with otf file by default:
TypeTool for Mac
Other suggested software:
Fontographer for Mac small icon Fontographer for Mac

Multiplatform:

Main software associated with otf file by default:
FontLab Studio
Other suggested software:
Fontographer
DTL OTMaster

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