.abf

File Type Generic IconAdobe Binary Screen Font File
File Format Proprietary (Adobe Systems)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon
Description

Binary encoding of Adobe's character bitmap distribution formation, which is an ASCII text-encoded font format; each ABF file consists of a sequence of 8-bit bytes; character bitmaps are stored in a "strike" format, which is a rectangular pixel array; the height of the rectangle is the height of the tallest character in the font and the width is the sum of all the character widths.

The ABF format is also known as the "Adobe Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format."

Open With
Windows

IconUsed by programs that access system fonts

macOS

IconUsed by programs that access system fonts

Updated 2007
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