Full format name of files that use ACFM extension is Adobe Composite Font Metrics Format. Adobe Composite Font Metrics Format format was developed by Adobe Systems. ACFM file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS, Windows system platform. ACFM file format, along with 104 other file formats, belongs to the Font Files category. The most popular program for handling ACFM files is Referenced by programs that support AFM fonts, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open ACFM files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with ACFM extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.
Problems with accessing ACFM may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with ACFM files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
Problems with opening and working with ACFM files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ACFM files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install Referenced by programs that support AFM fonts or one to the listed programs: Adobe Creative Suite. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ACFM files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Referenced by programs that support AFM fonts installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.
You still cannot access ACFM files although Referenced by programs that support AFM fonts is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Referenced by programs that support AFM fonts cannot handle files with ACFM may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Referenced by programs that support AFM fonts should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
After installing Referenced by programs that support AFM fonts (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open ACFM files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the ACFM file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
Should it happed that the ACFM is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the ACFM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic ACFM file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with ACFM extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Adobe Composite Font Metrics Format file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open ACFM files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Adobe Composite Font Metrics Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the ACFM files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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