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File Extension PFC

Files that contain the extension PFC are associated with multiple programs and applications which include Pegasus Mail, Corel WordPerfect, AOL, and Presto. PFC files contain data and information related to the program that created them.

If the PFC file is related to Pegasus Mail, it is a temporary file type that stores information temporarily for use with the Pegasus program. The files are used as a temporary backup which is used in the event of an application crash. Pegasus Mail is a free mail client that is used by individuals or PCs that are joined together on a Local Area Network (LAN).

PFC files created by Corel WordPerfect are data file types which contain text, images, font styles, document layouts, colors, and other elements you typically use with a word processing application. Corel WordPerfect is part of the Corel Office X6 suite of office productivity applications.

PFC files associated with AOL are data file types created by the AOL Personal File Cabinet. They contain bookmarks, text from email messages, contact lists, and other data you use for daily communication tasks. Personal File Cabinet is an application offered by AOL that enhances productivity for AOL users.

If the PFC file is created by Presto PageManager, it is a data file type that contains text, images, settings, and other components used for managing and sharing digital documents. PageManager is page processing software which allows you to capture, manage, share, and deliver documents.

How to Open PFC Files

Since PFC files are associated with multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. PFC files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open the file.

If the file extension PFC originates from Pegasus Mail, you can open it using the Pegasus Mail program, which is compatible with Windows and is available as a free download on the CNET website. Since the file is a text and data file type, you can also use Notepad or WordPad for Windows, Apple TextEdit for Mac, or gEdit and Nano Editor for Linux.

PFC files that are created with Corel WordPerfect can be opened with Corel WordPerfect Office X6 installed on the Windows operating system. You can also use Microsoft Word, Nuance OmniPage 18, or ACD Systems Canvas 14 to open PFC files in Windows. For Mac OS X, you can open PFC files using Planamesa NeoOffice, which is available as a free download from the website.

If the PFC file is created with AOL Personal File Cabinet and you use Windows, you can open it using AOL or Connected ePreserver, which allows you to copy the contents of Personal File Cabinet to Microsoft Outlook or Gmail. You can also use PFCEx, which is a free application that will extract files from the AOL Personal Filing Cabinet. For Mac OS X, you can use AOL Desktop for Mac, which is available for download on the AOL website.

If the PFC files are created by Presto! PageManager, it is necessary to install PageManager, which is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X. Digital documents that have been created with PageManager can also be converted to PDF format using a file conversion program. PDF stands for Portable Document Format and is a universal format that is cross-platform and can be opened and viewed by any operating system.