CRW is a highly specialized graphic file format developed by the manufacturer of the famous Canon cameras. It is designed to record “raw” images captured by different models of a digital camera Canon. In its characteristics, it is very similar to another proprietary format of this developer - CR2. The main advantage of the CWR format is the preservation of the quality of the digital image as it comes from the camera matrix. The format also contains metadata, namely: conditions for photographing and fixing the image, default image processing settings, camera model.
PFM is a font metric data file. It is also one of the formats of the font file category. This applies to fonts in the Adobe Type 1 (= postscript) category used by the Microsoft Windows operating system. The format contains font character sizes. He asks for the font associated file extension .PFB. It does not have the glyphs of the font itself, but with its help, the correct display of the PFB file is obtained. PFM files, that is, the Printer Font Metrics File, contain metric information about the fonts that applications use to lay out lines of text in a document. PostScipt Type 1 fonts have multiple files. The package usually comes with a couple of files with the extensions PFB and PFM. However, there may be 3 files with the extensions AFM, PFB and INF, or all 4 files - PFM, PFB, INF, AFM. Windows 7 and Windows Vista must have PFM. Modern versions of Windows have built-in tools for installing fonts of all formats. The installation procedure is the same for all font formats, but it differs for different versions of Windows. After installation, you may need to restart the application. Only then will the new fonts appear in the font list. You can open the PFM file using programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Windows Font Viewer, Microsoft Windows.