AFM File

What are AFM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AFM file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an AFM file?

AFM files have multiple uses, and Adobe/Outline Font Metric is one of them. Read more about the others further down the page.

Adobe/Outline Font Metric

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open AFM files

Important: Different programs may use files with the AFM file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your AFM file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different AFM openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 29, 2022

More file formats using the AFM extension

Through our research of AFM files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Outline Font Metric

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of AFM files. Remember, different programs may use AFM files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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