The File Extensions Database

.PFR File Extension

  • Developer by: Bitstream
  • Category: Font Files

What is an .PFR file?

.PFR is Portable Font Resource File

Compact, platform-independent format for representing high-quality, scalable outline fonts; based on the TrueDoc PFR Specification developed by Bitstream, Inc; used for embedding rasterized fonts into Web pages and for displaying text on digital televisions.

The PFR font format is used by several organizations that set digital TV standards. These organizations include ATDC, DAVIC, DVB, DTG, MHP, and OCAP.

File Type 2 Paint Shop Pro Picture Frame File
Developer by: Corel Category: Raster Image Files Format: Binary

Image used by Paint Shop Pro, a graphics editor now known as PaintShop Photo Pro; stores a custom or preset picture frame graphic; can be used as a border for one or more images.

NOTE: PFR files are not supported by the newer PaintShop Photo Pro.

Programs that open Paint Shop Pro Picture Frame File
Corel PaintShop Pro 2019

How to solve problems with PFR files

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