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What are OTF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an OTF 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 OTF file?

An .OTF file is an OpenType Font file.

OpenType Font files, or ".otf" extensions, are the standard for digital fonts. They bridge the gaps between TrueType (.ttf) and PostScript (.ps) formats, being widely used for global typography.

These files store outlines and details about characters, spacing, kerning and other font-related information in one package. Supporting a large number of characters and languages makes them invaluable for global typesetting.

Various software is compatible with ".otf" files, ranging from systems to design applications to word processing programs. This brings great convenience when installing and using the fonts across multiple platforms and devices.

When dealing with ".otf" materials, it's vital to confirm that the font is correctly installed and properly licensed. Some might be subject to copyright restrictions – double-check before using commercially.

How to open OTF files

We have identified two OTF openers that are compatible with this specific type of OTF file.

Programs that open OpenType Font files

Last updated: April 26, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of OTF files. Remember, different programs may use OTF 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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