DFI File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a DFI file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .DFI files.

What is a DFI file?

A .DFI file is a Digifont Outline Font Description file. Through our analysis of DFI files, we know that one use of the format is Digifont Outline Font Description. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open DFI files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension DFI for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different DFI openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .DFI

While Digifont Outline Font Description is a popular type of DFI-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .DFI extension.

The DFI file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a DFI opener may not be able to open all kinds of DFI files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited DFI viewer.

DiscFerret disk image

Through our analysis of DFI files, we know that one use of the format is DiscFerret disk image. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different DFI openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of DFI files. Remember, different programs may use DFI 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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with DFI-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with DFI-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!