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PFX file format description

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

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pfx - Pageflipper Plus F/X Animation

The PFX graphic files are related to Pageflipper Plus F/X. PFX file is a Pageflipper Plus F/X Animation. Pageflipper Plus F/X is a graphics and animation software for Commodore Amiga. The Pageflipper Plus F/X seems to be no longer supported.

Pageflipper Plus F/X
Graphic files
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Pageflipper Plus F/X Animation related extensions:
OS/2 Warp Cursor Image
OS/2 Warp Boot Logo
RISC OS Sprite Data
MrSID Bitmap Image
Toon Boom Studio Drawing
Ulead PhotoExpress Saved Image

.pfx - PFXplus Source Code

The PFX development files are related to PFXplus. PFX file is a PFXplus Source Code. PFXplus is an application development platform.

Development files
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PFXplus Source Code related extensions:
PFXplus Resource Data
PFXplus Compiled Program

.pfx - PFS First Choice Word Processor Document

The PFX document files are related to PFS First Choice. PFX file is a PFS First Choice Word Processor Document. PFS First Choice is a simple, easy to use integrated office suite for MS-DOS. The PFS First Choice seems to be no longer supported.

PFS First Choice
Document files
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PFS First Choice Word Processor Document related extensions:
HighEdit Document
MultiMate Pattern Data
HotDog PageWiz Template
Mariner Calc Document
Monarch Portable Report
Lotus Freelance Graphics Portfolio Presentation

.p12 - PKCS #12 Data File

The P12 data files are related to OpenSSL. P12 file is a PKCS #12 Data File. The PKCS #12 file, where PKCS stands for Public-Key Cryptography Standards. A P12 file contains a binary representation of a certificate, including both its public and private keys.

Data files
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pfx, pkcs12
PKCS #12 Data File related extensions:
OpenSSL Certificate Authority Data
Certificate File
Certificate Signing Request Data
Certificate File
OpenSSL Message Digest Data
Key Database File

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

Can't open a .pfx 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 .pfx file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

fpx, fx, lfx, ofx, pbx, pcx, pdx, pex, pf, pfa, pfc, pfd, pfs, pfz, pgx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

StuffIt Private File
PX Submission Summary Data
Sybase PowerBuilder Extension
Alzex Personal Finance Data
Ptex Project
Windows Media Encoder Settings

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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