PFA File - opening and understanding

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

What is a PFA file?

A .PFA file is an Adobe Type 1 Font file. Through our analysis of PFA files, we know that one use of the format is Adobe Type 1 Font. 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 PFA 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 PFA for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different PFA openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .PFA

While Adobe Type 1 Font is a popular type of PFA-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PFA extension.

The PFA 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 PFA opener may not be able to open all kinds of PFA files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited PFA viewer.

PostScript Type 1 Font

Through our analysis of PFA files, we know that one use of the format is PostScript Type 1 Font. 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 5 different PFA openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

ImageMagickImageMagickUser submitted
3D Photo Browser3D Photo BrowserUser submitted
PrivateFilePrivateFileUser submitted
3DBrowser3DBrowserUser submitted
GraphicsMagickGraphicsMagickUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PFA-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 PFA-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!