AFM file format description
Many people share .afm files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .afm file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .afm files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.afm - Adobe Font Metrics
AFM file is an Adobe Font Metric. This file contain general font information and font metrics information. AFM files are generally only used directly in UNIX environments.
- Font files
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- Adobe Font Metrics related extensions:
.afm - Alphacam Flame Param Macro
The AFM data files are related to Alphacam. AFM file is an Alphacam Flame Param Macro. Alphacam is a leading CAD/CAM software solution for the Woodworking industry.
- Data files
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- Alphacam Flame Param Macro related extensions:
.afm - Acoustic Filter Map File
The AFM data files are related to AHM Tools. AFM file is an Acoustic Filter Map File. AFM file format is a filter map format for exchanging 3D audio data. Acoustic Filter Maps contain arrays of filters that are not related to the final transfer function to a listener.
- AHM Tools
- Data files
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- Acoustic Filter Map File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .afm file extension. Even harmful programs can create .afm files. Be especially cautious with .afm files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .afm 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .afm file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
fm, abm, wfm, avm, arm, am, afn, aem, acm, xfm, qfm, fam, atm, amf, agm
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Adobe FrameMaker Document
- ArcSoft PhotoBase Album
- Armadillo Protected File
- DTS Multi-channel Pro Packer Audio
- BFLI Image
- Alphacam Wire EDM Param Macro
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