A pfa file extension is related to the PostScript type 1 font format used in desktop publishing.

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

empty icon.pfa - Formdef or Pagedef source code

empty icon.pfa - Unhinted PostScript Type 3 font

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Software that open pfa file

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PFA file extension - PostScript type 1 font

What is pfa file? How to open pfa files?

File type specification:

Font and typeface file type icon Font and typeface file type

The pfa file extension is used for PostScript type 1 fonts.

PostScript (PS) is a dynamically typed concatenative programming language created by John Warnock and Charles Geschke in 1982.

PostScript is best known for its use as a page description language in the electronic and desktop publishing areas.

The default software associated to open pfa file:

FontLab Ltd. logoTypeTool  Microsoft Windows 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.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.pfa files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools may be able to export *.pfa files to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .pfa 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 pfa file, edit pfa file, convert pfa file, view pfa file, play pfa 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 pfa files.

Software that open pfa file - PostScript type 1 font

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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