AFM file: How can I open a .AFM file?
The table below provides useful information about the .afm file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .afm file?
- What program do I need to open a .afm file?
- How can the .afm file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .afm files to another format?
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✅ Adobe Font Metrics
The AFM file is an Adobe Font Metric. This file contain general font information and font metrics information. AFM files are generally only used directly in UNIX environments.
✅ Alphacam Flame Param Macro
The AFM file is an Alphacam Flame Param Macro. Alphacam is a leading CAD/CAM software solution for the Woodworking industry.
✅ Acoustic Filter Map File
The AFM file is an Acoustic Filter Map File. AFM file format is a filter map format for exchanging 3D audio data. Acoustic Filter Maps contain arrays of filters that are not related to the final transfer function to a listener.
✅ Abassis Finance Manager Data
The AFM file is an Abassis Finance Manager Data. Abassis is a discontinued budget and finance manager for Microsoft Windows.
✅ HP NewWave Cardfile Application Data
The AFM file is an HP NewWave Cardfile Application Data. HP NewWave is a discontinued object-oriented graphical desktop environment and office productivity tool for PCs running early versions of Microsoft Windows (beginning with 2.0).
✅ Advanced Forensics Format Metadata
The AFM file is an Advanced Forensics Format Metadata. The Advanced Forensics Format (AFF) is an extensible open format for the storage of disk images and related forensic metadata.
✅ DESQview AFM Data
The AFM file is a DESQview AFM Data. DESQview was a text mode multitasking operating environment developed by Quarterdeck Office Systems.
⚠ Be careful with .afm files.
It's important to know that the .afm file extension can be used by various programs, not just the ones you expect. This includes potentially harmful software or malware that might create .afm files. Be cautious when dealing with .afm files from unknown sources.
🚫 The .afm file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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🔴 Can't open a .afm 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:
Select an app to open this .afm file
It means that the operating system does not have a default app associated with the .afm file type. To resolve this issue and open the file, you can take the following steps:
- Right-click on the .afm file. A context menu will appear.
- From the context menu, select Open with. Windows will display a list of recommended apps.
- If the desired app is listed, select it from the provided options.
- If you cannot find the appropriate app, you may need to install software that supports the specific file type.
If you don't know how to change the default app for the .afm file, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. The extension of a file serves as a hint to the operating system and various software programs about the type of data contained within the file. When you alter a file's extension, you essentially modify how software applications interpret and handle that file. Every file has a specific format, also known as its file type or file format. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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