PYF file format description
Many people share .pyf files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .pyf file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .pyf files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.pyf - F2PY Signature File
The PYF development files are related to F2PY. PYF file is a F2PY Signature File. The purpose of the F2PY (Fortran to Python interface generator) project is to provide connection between Python and Fortran languages. F2PY is a Python extension tool for creating Python C/API modules from (handwritten or F2PY generated) signature files (or directly from Fortran sources).
- Development files
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- F2PY Signature File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .pyf file extension. Even harmful programs can create .pyf files. Be especially cautious with .pyf files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .pyf 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 .pyf file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
lyf, pf, pgf, phf, pjf, ptf, puf, py, pyb, pyc, pyd, pye, pyg, pyr, pyt
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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