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Details of extension .abf

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .abf file?
  • Which program can create the .abf file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .abf format?
  • What can convert .abf files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .abf extension?
Adobe Binary Format Font .abf file icon

Adobe Binary Format Font

The ABF file is an Adobe Binary Format Font. ABF is, in fact, the binary version of the Adobe's ASCII-based Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format (BDF).
Category: Font files
Application: BitFonter
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.tfm TeX Font Metric
.gf Metafont Generic Font
.odttf Obfuscated OpenType Font
.rss Symbian OS Application Resource Data
.mft MetaFont Source Formatter
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Backup Data .abf file icon

Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Backup Data

The ABF file is a Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Backup Data. Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft.
Category: Data files
Application: Microsoft SQL Server
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.pcxm Microsoft SQL Server Encrypted Forms Backup
.jor Microsoft SQL Server Journal Data
.dacpac Microsoft SQL Server Data Tier Application Package
.ds Microsoft SQL Server Data Source
.xpp Microsoft SQL Server Replication Data

Other types of files may also use the .abf file extension. If you have helpful information about .abf extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

.af Serif 3DPlus Model
.aff FRAMES Air Flux File
.abe NoScript Application Boundaries Enforcer Data
.baf Infinity Engine Script
.wbf TusiSoft Polyglot Dictionary Data
.abr Adobe Photoshop Brush File

The .abf filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

aff (1), af (1), abr (1), abe (1), xbf (1), abc (1), qbf (1), ab (1), baf (1), anf (1), agf (1), afb (1), abt (1), abg (1), zbf (1)

Can't open a .abf file?

If you want to open a .abf file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .abf association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.abf

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android