File Extension Library

.TFM File Extension

  • Category: Font Files

What are .TFM files and how to open them?

Can't open .TFM 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 .TFM file.

What is a .TFM file extension?

.TFM file extension has been classified as Font Files.

.TFM is TeX Font Metric File

Font file created for typesetting fonts in TeX and LaTeX documents; does not contain the font glyphs (characters) themselves, but contains information about a font, such as the height and width of the glyphs; required by TeX typesetting and allows a font in a separate file to be typeset in a TeX document.

TFM files can be generated from TrueType (.TTF) fonts using ttf2tfm. They can also be generated from Adobe Font Metric (.AFM) files using afm2tfm. Both programs are included in many TeX and LaTeX bundles. Other font formats are also used with TFM files, such as METAFONT (.MF) files.

List of all softwares that can open the TeX Font Metric File

How to fix problems with .TFM files

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