File Extension Library

.DFONT File Extension

  • Category: Font Files

What are .DFONT files and how to open them?

Can't open .DFONT file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .DFONT file.

What is a .DFONT file extension?

.DFONT file extension has been classified as Font Files.

.DFONT is Mac OS X Data Fork Font

Standard font format used by Mac OS X; font contents are stored in the data fork part of the file instead of the resource fork (which was used by fonts in Mac OS Classic).

Active system fonts (which can be accessed by all users) must be stored in the /Library/Fonts/ folder. Active user fonts (which can only be accessed by the current user) must be stored in /Users/~username/Library/Fonts/ folder.

DFONT files can be opened by Font Book, or by other Mac OS X programs that access system fonts.

List of all softwares that can open the Mac OS X Data Fork Font
File Viewer Plus
Apple Font Book

How to fix problems with .DFONT files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DFONT files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DFONT file format
  2. You need to check the .DFONT file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)