TTF File - opening and understanding

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

What is a TTF file?

Files that contain the .ttf file extension are most commonly associated with font files. The TTF file format was created by Apple for use on both Macintosh and Windows computers.

The TTF font files that are used by the Mac and Windows computers are able to be re-sized without any loss of font quality. These type-face fonts appear the same way on a user’s computer screen as they do when the words are printed on paper.

The .ttf file extension is also used by the Optigraphics software application. These .ttf files contain image files that are used by the program.

How to open TTF 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 TTF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 8 different TTF openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension TTF

While we know of one file format using the .TTF 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 .TTF file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

IrfanViewIrfanViewUser submitted
ImageMagickImageMagickUser submitted
Corel FONT-MASTERCorel FONT-MASTERUser submitted
3D Photo Browser3D Photo BrowserUser submitted
3DBrowser3DBrowserUser submitted
GraphicsMagickGraphicsMagickUser submitted
FotoCanvasFotoCanvasUser submitted
e-TransForme-TransFormUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with TTF-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 TTF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!