FONT file format description
Many people share .font files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .font file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .font files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.font - Macintosh Font File
The FONT font files are related to Mac OS X. FONT file is a Macintosh Font File. Macintosh fonts are stored as resources, either as type FONT or type NFNT. The two font types have the same format. NFNT (New FoNT) is new to the 128K ROM version of the Font Manager (64K ROMs ignore resources of type NFNT).
- Mac OS X
- Font files
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- Macintosh Font File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .font file extension. Even harmful programs can create .font files. Be especially cautious with .font files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .font 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 .font file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
fnt, cont, fot, ont, fon
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Microsoft Windows Font
- General CADD Font
- Panasonic Camcorder Metadata
- InfoZoom Template
- theWord Bible Text Module
- Windows Bitmap Font
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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android
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