.PFB File Extension

Printer Font Binary File

PFB files are primarily used by Adobe Type Manager Type 1 PostScript fonts. If you cannot open PFB files in CorelDraw, updating your software may help. Software developers often add support for more f...

General Information

Title PFB File Extension
Extension .pfb
Full Form Printer Font Binary File
File Type Font File
Developer Adobe Systems
MIME Type application/x-font-type1

File Function

Primary Function Store font data
Additional Functions Support Type 1 fonts
Features Binary format

File Characteristics

Quality High resolution
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable With software

Use Cases

Desktop Publishing Yes
Graphic Design Yes
Document Creation Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low
Best Practices Verify source

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1984
Latest Version Type 1 specification

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .afm, .pfm, .inf

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Adobe Type Manager Discontinued Windows, Mac
FontForge Free Windows, Mac, Linux
CorelDRAW Paid Windows, Mac