What is a .DFONT File And How To Open It (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .dfont extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .dfont file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .DFONT file?

The file extension .DFONT is Mac OS X Data Fork Font. The file is a font related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .dfont file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .DFONT file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .DFONT file on various operating systems.

How to open a .DFONT file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .dfont file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the DfontSplitter software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is DfontSplitter.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DFONT file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the DfontSplitter software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DFONT file on Mac

The .dfont file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the DfontSplitter software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Apple Font Book and DfontSplitter.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DFONT file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the DfontSplitter software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .DFONT file?

If you are still unable to open the .DFONT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DFONT file.dfp – Blackmagic Design, .dfproj – DVD Flick, .dfs – BrainSuite, .dft – Solid Edge Draft Document, .dft – Breaktru Software. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DFONT file with the DfontSplitter program on Windows and DfontSplitter, Apple Font Book programs on Mac.