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What are PFX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PFX file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your PFX files.

What is a PFX file?

PFX files have multiple uses, and CA Visual Objects Prefix is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

CA Visual Objects Prefix

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open PFX files

Important: Different programs may use files with the PFX file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PFX file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

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

Last updated: May 26, 2024

All known file formats using extension .PFX

While CA Visual Objects Prefix is a popular type of PFX-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PFX file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

PKCS #12 Certificate File

We know that one PFX format is PKCS #12 Certificate File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

PFX opener for Windows

We have identified one PFX opener that is compatible with this specific type of PFX file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

PowerVR SDKPowerVR SDKUser submitted
Preset ManagerPreset ManagerUser submitted
Mixman Spin ControlMixman Spin ControlUser submitted

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