A tfm file extension is related to the LaTeX and used for its tagged font metric file format.

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

empty icon.tfm - FormTool Gold form

empty icon.tfm - Transform compressed file

empty icon.tfm - Twins File Merger file

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TFM file extension - Tagged Font Metric data

What is tfm file? How to open tfm files?

File type specification:

Font and typeface file type icon Font and typeface file type

The tfm file extension is associated with the TeX and used for its Tagged Font Metric file format.

Binary file used by TeX to provide information on TeX fonts. TeX is a typesetting language. Instead of visually formatting your text, you enter your manuscript text intertwined with TeX commands in a plain text file. You then run TeX to produce formatted output, such as a PDF file. Thus, in contrast to standard word processors, your document is a separate file that does not pretend to be a representation of the final typeset output, and so can be easily edited and manipulated.

Updated: March 28, 2018

The default software associated to open tfm file:

LaTeX icon

LaTeX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
LaTeX Project Development Team

A document preparation system for high-quality typesetting, LaTeX is used to create medium-to-large technical or scientific documents but it can be used for almost any form of publishing.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .tfm file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with tfm file - Tagged Font Metric data

Click on the software link for more information about LaTeX. LaTeX uses tfm 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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