The File Extensions Database


.PFT File Extension

  • Developer by: Corel Corporation
  • Category: Temporary Files

What is an .PFT file?

.PFT is Corel WordPerfect temporary data

The pft file extension is associated with Corel WordPerfect, a word processing program, developed by Corel Corporation.

Corel Word Perfect is part of Corel Word Perfect Office suite.

The pft files are used by Corel WordPerfect to save temporary versions of the document, which is being edited.


How to open:

The ptf files are used for internal purposes of Corel WordPerfect program.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .pft file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to solve problems with PFT files

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