PFD File - opening and understanding

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

What is a PFD file?

Files that contain the .pfd file extension are most commonly associated with the ProForm database software application. The PFD files that are used by this program contain data entry files that have been created by the ProForm program.

The Micrografx Optimal software application also uses the .pfd file suffix. These PFD files contain process flow diagrams that have been created using the Micrografx software program.

The Sony PlayStation 3 has also been known to use the .pfd file extension. These PFD files contain saved game control data files. These files allow a user to stop gameplay at any point in time and return to the point at which they were playing when they are ready to resume their gaming.

How to open PFD 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 PFD for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different PFD openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension PFD

While we know of one file format using the .PFD file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PFD file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

iGrafxiGrafxUser submitted
PicosmosToolsPicosmosToolsUser submitted
Personal Finances ProPersonal Finances ProUser submitted
Personal Finances FreePersonal Finances FreeUser submitted
WinUtilities Document ProtectorWinUtilities Document ProtectorUser submitted
WinUtilities Professional EditionWinUtilities Professional EditionUser submitted
MaxsurfDemoMaxsurfDemoUser submitted
Maxsurf FittingMaxsurf FittingUser submitted
Alzex Personal Finance FreeAlzex Personal Finance FreeUser submitted
PrefitPrefitUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PFD-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 PFD-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!