Opening MF files

Did your computer fail to open a MF file? We explain what MF files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your MF files.

What is a MF file?

Files that contain the .mf file extension are used for the Adobe FrameMaker software application. Adobe FrameMaker is used mainly by technical writers for desktop publishing projects that are geared towards technical writing and documentation projects. When a file is created and saved in the Adobe FrameMaker program, it is assigned the .mf file extension.

Java also uses the .mf file extension for Java Manifest Files. These files contain information about a Java file archive.

Some files that contain the .mf file extension are also used by the Metafont typesetting program. The MF files that are used by this application contain the Metafont text files.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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