PFB file format description
Many people share .pfb files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .pfb file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .pfb files.
4 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.pfb - Postscript Type1 Font Binary
The PFB font files are related to Adobe Type Manager. The PFA file contains the mathematical outlines of each character in the font. It`s an encrypted version of the PFA file.
- Adobe Type Manager
- Font files
- - / -
- Postscript Type1 Font Binary related extensions:
.pfb - OpenGL Performer Binary Data
The PFB document files are related to OpenGL Performer. The PFB file is an OpenGL Performer Binary Data. OpenGL Performer is a commercial library of utility code built on top of OpenGL for the purpose of enabling hard real-time visual simulation applications.
- OpenGL Performer
- Document files
- - / -
- OpenGL Performer Binary Data related extensions:
.pfb - ParFlow Binary Data
The PFB data files are related to ParFlow. The PFB file is a ParFlow Binary Data. ParFlow is a numerical model that simulates the hydrologic cycle from the bedrock to the top of the plant canopy.
.pfb - DESQview PFB Data
The PFB data files are related to DESQview. The PFB file is a DESQview PFB Data. DESQview was a text mode multitasking operating environment developed by Quarterdeck Office Systems. The DESQview seems to be no longer supported.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .pfb file extension. Even harmful programs can create .pfb files. Be especially cautious with .pfb files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .pfb 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 .pfb file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
fb, fpb, lfb, ofb, pb, pbb, pbf, pcb, pdb, peb, pf, pff, pfg, pfh, pfv
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- CYANA PDB Coordinate File
- Visual Studio Program Database
- Pro/ENGINEER Pattern Table
- Microsoft PowerPoint Data
- Laserfiche Briefcase
- jEEPers DX Program Configuration
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