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ABF file format description

Many people share .abf files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .abf file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .abf files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.abf - Adobe Binary Format Font

The ABF font files are related to BitFonter. 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).

Font files
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Adobe Binary Format Font related extensions:
Postscript Type1 Compressible Font
Portable Font Resource
Private Character Editor Font
ClarisWorks Font
Microsoft Office Open XML Embedded Font Data
Obfuscated OpenType Font

Naturally, other applications may also use the .abf file extension. Even harmful programs can create .abf files. Be especially cautious with .abf files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .abf file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .abf file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ab, abb, abc, abd, abe, abr, abt, af, afb, aff, agf, ahf, anf, avf, baf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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