Full format name of files that use VFM extension is Ventura Publisher Font Metrics. Corel Corporation defined the Ventura Publisher Font Metrics format standard. VFM file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. VFM file belongs to the Font Files category just like 106 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing VFM files is Ventura Publisher. Ventura Publisher software was developed by Corel Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about VFM files or the Ventura Publisher software program.
The following listing features VFM-compatible programs. Files with VFM suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening VFM files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with VFM 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.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening VFM files is that no program that can handle VFM files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Ventura Publisher and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Ventura Publisher installed is by going to developer’s website (Corel Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening VFM files still occur even after installing Ventura Publisher, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Ventura Publisher is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Ventura Publisher cannot handle files with VFM may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Ventura Publisher is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
After installing Ventura Publisher (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open VFM files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the VFM file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
Should it happed that the VFM is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. VFM file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If you obtained the problematic VFM file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with VFM 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 in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open VFM files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Ventura Publisher Font Metrics file. It may be the case that the VFM files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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