.PFB - File Extension for Printer Font Binary Files

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What is PFB? PFB, short name for Printer Font Binary, is used as the file extension for Printer Font Binary files. .PFB files are binary files that can be installed on both Windows and Mac computers. See the sample .PFB file included below.

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File Extension: .PFB

MIME Type: application/octet-stream

File Content: Printer Font Binary

.PFB files are Printer Font Binary files saved as binary files produced by Adobe. Here are the first 128 bytes of a sample .PFB file, d050000l.pfb, dumped in HEX values:

80 01 b6 12 00 00 25 21 50 53 2d 41 64 6f 62 65 ........PS.Adobe
46 6f 6e 74 2d 31 2e 30 3a 20 44 69 6e 67 62 61 Font.1.0..Dingba
74 73 20 30 30 31 2e 30 30 35 0a 25 25 43 72 65 ts.001.005...Cre
61 74 69 6f 6e 44 61 74 65 3a 20 54 75 65 20 4f ationDate..Tue.O
63 74 20 31 39 20 31 39 39 39 0a 25 20 43 6f 70 ct.19.1999...Cop
79 72 69 67 68 74 20 55 52 57 20 53 6f 66 74 77 yright.URW.Softw
61 72 65 2c 20 43 6f 70 79 72 69 67 68 74 20 31 are..Copyright.1
39 39 37 20 62 79 20 55 52 57 0a 25 20 55 52 57 997.by.URW...URW

.PFB Printer Font Binary file sample: Click sample.pfb to download.

.PFM Printer Font Metric files can be installed based these instructions:

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