What is a .PFD File And How To Open It – iGrafx (Simple Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .pfd extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .pfd file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .PFD file?

The file extension .PFD is from Micrografx Optima! File.This file extension was developed by iGrafx. This vector related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .pfd file on 1 platform.

How to open a .PFD file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .PFD file on various operating systems.

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PFD file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the iGrafx Process software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .PFD file?

If you cannot open the .PFD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .PFD file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pff – Access, .pfg – Dave2, .pfi – PhotoFiltre Studio, .pfi – Paragon Software Group, .pfile – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .PFD file with the iGrafx Process program on Windows.