Files with pfc extension are quite often just old AOL personally filling cabinet files from the desktop application.

There are 3 other file types using
the PFC file extension!

pfc icon.pfc - Corel WordPerfect perfect fit filter

empty icon.pfc - Pegasus Mail message cache file

empty icon.pfc - Presto! PageManager file

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Software that open pfc file

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PFC file extension - AOL Personal Filling Cabinet

What is pfc file? How to open pfc files?

File type specification:

Internet related file type icon Internet related file type

pfc file icon: pfc filetype icon

File extension pfc file extension is originally related to AOL services.

PFC (Personal Filling Cabinet) files contains messages, URLs/favorites, preferences, etc. and other personal and/or configuration data from AOL's applications.

America Online offers users the option to store incoming/read and sent E-mail in the AOL Personal Filing Cabinet (PFC). Generally, this file is only viewable using AOL software.

There are commercial sites that will, for a fee, convert the material to Outlook (and other) formats. PFCEx is a free program that will extract URLs from PFC files and write them to an HTML file which can then be viewed or edited with a text editor for import into other formats.

Updated: March 14, 2019

The default software associated to open pfc file:

AOL Desktop picture or screenshot

America Online, Inc. logoAOL Desktop  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
America Online, Inc.

AOL Desktop is Internet suite with Internet browser, instant messaging client, e-mail client and media player.

Help how to open:

The pfc files are used by AOL Desktop.

How to convert:

There is probably no real way how you can convert this particular file type to anything else.

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pfc file - AOL Personal Filling Cabinet

Click on the software link for more information about AOL Desktop. AOL Desktop uses pfc file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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