TTF File Extension

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TrueType Font
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What is TTF file?

TTF filename suffix is mostly used for TrueType Font files. TrueType Font format was developed by Apple. TTF file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux, Mac OS, Windows system platform. TTF file format, along with 105 other file formats, belongs to the Font Files category. CorelDRAW supports TTF files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 14 other tools may also be used. On the official website of Corel Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theCorelDRAW software, but also about TTF and other supported file formats.

Programs which support TTF file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with TTF files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with TTF suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

How to open file with TTF extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening TTF files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to TrueType Font files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install CorelDRAW

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening TTF files is that no program that can handle TTF files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing CorelDRAW or different compatible program, such as FontForge, Microsoft Windows Font Viewer, FontCreator. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading CorelDRAW installed is by going to developer’s website (Corel Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of CorelDRAW

You still cannot access TTF files although CorelDRAW is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of CorelDRAW installed, it may not support TTF format. The most recent version of CorelDRAW is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign CorelDRAW to TTF files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate TTF files with latest version of CorelDRAW you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the TTF with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where CorelDRAW is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open TTF files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the TTF file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with TTF extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the TTF for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the TTF file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the TTF file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the TTF file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. TTF file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with TTF extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic TTF file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the TTF file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run CorelDRAW

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with TTF extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with TrueType Font files. It may be the case that the TTF files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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