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PFX file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .pfx file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .pfx file?
  • What program do I need to open a .pfx file?
  • How can the .pfx file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .pfx files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

1 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database

✅ PFXplus Source Code

PFXplus Source Code .pfx file icon
PFX file is a PFXplus Source Code. PFXplus is an application development platform.
PFX format description not yet available
Category: Development files
Application: PFXplus
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PFX aliases:
PFX related links:
PFX related extensions:
PFXplus Compiled Program

PFXplus Resource Data

✅ PKCS #12 Data File

PKCS #12 Data File .p12 file icon
P12 file is a PKCS #12 Data File. The PKCS #12 file, where PKCS stands for Public-Key Cryptography Standards. A P12 file contains a binary representation of a certificate, including both its public and private keys.
Category: Data files
Application: OpenSSL
Mime-type: application/x-pkcs12
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
P12 aliases:
pfx, pkcs12
P12 related links:
P12 related extensions:
Certificate File

Key Database File

Certificate Revocation List

PKCS #7 Encrypted Message

Microsoft Serialized Certificate Store


PKCS7 Signature

PGP Security Signature/Key

GnuPG Signature/Key

Java Key Store

Other types of files may also use the .pfx file extension.

🚫 The .pfx file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

fpx, fx, lfx, ofx, pbx, pcx, pdx, pex, pf, pfa, pfc, pfd, pfs, pfz, pgx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Adobe Acrobat Catalog Index

🔴 Can't open a .pfx 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 cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .pfx file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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