Files with pfile file extension can be usually encountered as files protected by the Microsoft Rights Management (DRM) service.

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Software that open pfile file

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PFILE file extension - Microsoft Rights Management protected data

What is pfile file? How to open pfile files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

File extension pfile seems to be mainly associated with the Microsoft Rights Management service (also known as Azure Information Protection) that allows users to share and protect case sensitive data.

A .pfile file stores encrypted and protected data, such as Office documents (vsdx, vsd, doc, docx, etc.) with digital rights management from Microsoft.

Updated: November 8, 2023

The default software associated to open pfile file:

Microsoft Rights Management icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Rights Management  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

The RMS app helps users to keep important documents and pictures safe from people who shouldn’t see them, even if you email them or save them to another device. You can also use this application to open and use files that other people have protected by using the same Rights Management technology.

RMS sharing icon

Microsoft Corporation logoRMS sharing  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

RMS sharing is tool from Microsoft available for iOS, Windows Phone and Android, which allows users to view protected files with Microsoft Rights Management Service that others have shared with them. You can also take pictures or choose one from your camera and share them with your coworkers and friends.

Help how to open:

Use RMS app to view content of *.pfile protected files.

How to convert:

No conversion is possible until the files are decrypted.

Find conversions from pfile file:

pfile to jpg

pfile to pdf

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

Software that open pfile file - Microsoft Rights Management protected data

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

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