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Details of extension .abf

1 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:
Adobe Font Metrics
MS-DOS Code Page Information
Fontographer Font Project
Windows Bitmap Font
Postscript Type1 ASCII Font
Postscript Type1 Font Binary
TrueType Font
Font Definition Block
TeX Font Metric

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:

Applix Builder Data
AlphaBB Data
Adobe ActionScript Bytecode
The Bat! Address Book
NoScript Application Boundaries Enforcer Data
FIFA 2000 Game Data
Adobe Photoshop Brush File
Braille2000 Annotated Braille Text
Serif 3DPlus Model

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:

anf (1), agf (1), afb (1), abt (1), abg (1), zbf (1), abd (1), wbf (1), abb (1), bf (1), avf (1), ahf (1), aff (1), af (1), abr (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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android