The File Extensions Database

.PCF File Extension

  • Developer by: PaintCAD
  • Category: Font Files

What is an .PCF file?

.PCF is PaintCAD Font

Font format used by PaintCAD, a drawing program developed for Java-enabled mobile phones; contains a series of bitmap images for the characters in the font; used for typing text within PaintCAD.

NOTE: PaintCAD is designed primarily for mobile devices. Since it is a Java program, it will only run on a computer if Java is installed.

Programs that open PaintCAD Font
File Type 2 Valve Particle System File
Developer by: Valve Category: Game Files Format: Binary

File used by Valve Source, a game engine used for making first-person shooter games; stores a particle system that simulates smoke, fire, explosions, or another mass particle event; can be used for creating custom game modifications.

The Valve Source development suite includes a tool called the Particle Editor, which can be used for viewing and editing PCF files.

Programs that open Valve Particle System File
Valve Source

How to solve problems with PCF files

  • Associate the PCF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any PCF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.PCF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the PCF 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 .PCF is PaintCAD Font. Because only the current version supports the latest PCF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the PaintCAD manufacturer website after an available .PCF is PaintCAD Font update.
  • To make sure that your PCF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.