Files with pfb extension can be found as Adobe Type 1 PostScript fonts. One of the many font formats.

There is one other file type using
the PFB file extension!

pfb file icon.pfb - DESQview file

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Software that works with pfb file extension

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PFB file extension - Type 1 PostScript font

What is pfb file? How to open pfb files?

File type specification:

Font and typeface file type icon Font and typeface file type

pfb file icon: pfb filetype icon

The pfb file extension is traditionally used for Adobe Type Manager Type 1 PostScript font file format.

Adobe Type 1 font format for single-byte digital fonts for use with Adobe Type Manager software and with PostScript printers. It can support font hinting.

PFB was originally a proprietary format but Adobe released the specification to third-party font manufacturers provided that all Type 1 fonts adhere to it.

The default software associated to pfb file type:

Adobe Type Manager picture or screenshot

Adobe Systems Incorporated logo Adobe Type Manager  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Type Manager (ATM) is used to generate high-quality screen font bitmaps from the PostScript outlines in Type 1 or OpenType format. It is discontinued product.

Adobe Type Manager for Mac picture or screenshot

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

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Type Manager (ATM) is used to generate high-quality screen font bitmaps from the PostScript outlines in Type 1 or OpenType format. It is discontinued product that was also available for Mac.

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Help how to open PFB files:

Typically fonts can be imported to operating system or individual programs so they can be used from the font library.

How to convert file with extension PFB:

Fonts can be converted between various formats with some kind of dedicated font software like Fontographer or similar.

Find conversions from pfb file:

pfb to otf

pfb to pdf

pfb to ttf

Find converter to pfb file type:

ttf to pfb

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

  • Open pfb file
  • Save pfb file
  • Edit pfb file
  • View pfb file
  • Create pfb file
  • Import pfb file
  • Export pfb file

Software that open pfb file - Type 1 PostScript font

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with pfb file by default:
Adobe Type Manager
Other suggested software:
TypeTool

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with pfb file by default:
Adobe Type Manager for Mac
Other suggested software:
TypeTool for Mac
Fontographer for Mac small icon Fontographer for Mac

Multiplatform:

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