.PFM - File Extension for Printer Font Metric Files

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

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File Extension: .PFM

MIME Type: application/octet-stream

File Content: Printer Font Metric

.PFM files are Printer Font Metric files saved as binary files produced by Adobe. Here are the first 64 bytes of a sample .PFM file, z003034l.pfm, dumped in HEX values:

00 01 f7 0a 00 00 43 6f 70 79 72 69 67 68 74 20 ......Copyright.
28 55 52 57 29 2b 2b 2c 43 6f 70 79 72 69 67 68 .URW....Copyrigh
74 20 31 39 39 39 20 62 79 20 28 55 52 57 29 2b t.1999.by..URW..
2b 20 44 65 73 69 67 6e 20 26 20 44 65 76 65 6c ..Design...Devel

.PFM Printer Font Metric file sample: Click sample.pfm to download.

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

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