The File Extensions Database


.EUF File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Font Files

What is an .EUF file?

.EUF is Private Character Editor File

File created by Microsoft Private Character Editor, an accessory program included with Windows; saves a font character set, which contains custom glyphs, or characters bitmaps, edited by the user; can be used in conjunction with Microsoft's Character Map program to type custom characters in Windows.

When you create new characters in Private Character Editor, the program uses two files, one with the ".euf" extension and one with the ".tte" extension. Both are used when loading and editing the character set.

NOTE: Private Character Editor program, eudcedit.exe, is stored in the C:\Windows\System32\ directory.

Common EUF Filenames

EUDC.euf - The file containing the custom character bitmaps edited by the user in Private Character Editor.

How to solve problems with EUF files

  • Associate the EUF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any EUF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.EUF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the EUF file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .EUF is Private Character Editor File. Because only the current version supports the latest EUF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .EUF is Private Character Editor File update.
  • To make sure that your EUF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.