File Extension PFM

.PFM File

File extension: PFM
File type: Graphics Data

Notes about the PFM file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The PFM file type is primarily associated with 'Portable Float Map'. No specific links yet. This file type is identified as being able to be opened by various Adobe products (e.g., Photoshop and/or Bridge).

Detailed information for file extension PFM:

Primary association: Portable Float Map
File classification: Graphic

Other applications associated with file type PFM:

  • Printer Font Metrics by Adobe Systems IncorporatedPostScript printer. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 00 01
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .PFM

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: AdobeTypeManager.pfmType, FileType: PostScript Metrics, AppName: Adobe Type Manager

ProgramID: AdobeTypeManager.pfmtype, FileType: PostScript Metrics, AppName: Adobe Type Manager for NT

ProgramID: pfmfile, FileType: Type 1 Font file, AppName: Windows Font Viewer
EXEFile: fontview.exe

ProgramID: AdobeTypeManager.pfmtype
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe Type Manager\ATMFM.EXE

ProgramID: AdobeTypeManager.pfmtype
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe Type Manager\ATMFM.EXE %1

ProgramID: pfmfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\System32\fontview.exe %1

ProgramID: AdobeTypeManager.pfmType
EXEFile: c:\psfonts\ATMFM.EXE %1

ProgramID: CimIt File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\cimit12\bin\cimit.exe -apenv

ProgramID: AdobeTypeManager.pfmtype
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Type Manager\ATMFM.EXE

ProgramID: ArtizenZE.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Artizen HDR\Artizen.exe

ProgramID: pfmfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\SysWow64\fontview.exe

ProgramID: MyViewPad.pfm
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\My ViewPad\MyViewPad.exe

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