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Details of extension .pfa

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .pfa file?
  • Which program can create the .pfa file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .pfa format?
  • What can convert .pfa files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pfa extension?
Postscript Type1 ASCII Font .pfa file icon

Postscript Type1 ASCII Font

The PFA file is a Postscript Type1 ASCII Font.The PFA file contains the mathematical outlines of each character in the font. The codes in this file are in ASCII text.
Category: Font files
Application: Adobe Type Manager
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-font-type1
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Adobe Font Metrics
MS-DOS Code Page Information
Fontographer Font Project
Windows Bitmap Font
Postscript Type1 Font Binary
Postscript Type1 Printer Font Metrics
TrueType Font
Font Definition Block
TeX Font Metric

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

FASTA Sequence
Front Panel Express Order Data
IncrediMail Animation Data
Kodak OfotoNow Data
Print Artist Project
Ensoniq PARIS Audio Data
PanelBuilder Application
Sony Perfect Clarity Audio
Doom 3 Audio/Video Log Data

The .pfa filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pca (1), paf (1), ofa (1), fpa (1), pta (1), pga (1), pfx (1), pf (1), pda (1), pba (1), pa (1), lfa (1), pva (1), pra (1), pfz (1)

Can't open a .pfa file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.pfa

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