PEF File Type- The quick facts
What are PEF files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PEF 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 a PEF file?
A .PEF file is a Pentax raw image file. Through our analysis of PEF files, we know that one use of the format is Pentax raw 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.
How to open PEF files
We have identified 3 PEF openers for Windows that are compatible with this specific type of PEF file.
Programs that open Pentax raw image files
Last updated: January 21, 2022
Other file formats using extension .PEF
While Pentax raw image is a popular type of PEF-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PEF extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Portable Embosser Format
Through our analysis of PEF files, we know that one use of the format is Portable Embosser Format. 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 10 different PEF openers which you will find listed below.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PEF files. Remember, different programs may use PEF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Pixillion Image Converter||User submitted|
|Adobe Photoshop||User submitted|
|Photo Gallery||User submitted|
|Picasa Photo Viewer||User submitted|
|PhotoPad Image Editor||User submitted|
|Paint Shop Pro||User submitted|
|Ashampoo Photo Commander||User submitted|
|FastStone Image Viewer||User submitted|
|PENTAX Digital Camera Utility||User submitted|