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TFM file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.tfm - TeX Font Metric

The TFM font files are related to teTeX. The TFM file is a TeX Font Metric. It is a compact binary file that contains information about each character in a font, about combinations of characters within that font, and about the font as a whole.

Font files
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TeX Font Metric related extensions:
LaTeX Auxiliary Data
BibTeX Bibliographic Reference
BibTeX Document
BibTeX Document Style
LaTeX Document Class Data
LaTeX Font Encoding Data

.tfm - FormTool Gold Form Document

The TFM document files are related to FormTool Gold. The TFM file is a FormTool Gold Form Document. FormTool Gold is a customized form maker software developed by BLOC Publishing. The FormTool Gold seems to be no longer supported.

FormTool Gold
Document files
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FormTool Gold Form Document related extensions:
IBM Writing Assistant Document
KEY Form Designer Form Document
Design Science Equation Editor Data
Adobe InDesign for Mac Document
SLIM‐Control Workbook
SLIM‐Estimate Workbook

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

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

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

ffm, fm, ftm, gfm, hfm, rfm, tbm, tcm, tdm, tem, tf, tfh, tfl, tm, tmf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Tower Toppler Mission
Windows Trace Message Format File
HFM.NET Configuration
rFactor Modification
FFmpeg Video Stream
Terminal 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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