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AAF file format description

Many people share .aaf files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .aaf file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .aaf files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.aaf - Advanced Authoring Format File

AAF file is an Advanced Authoring Format File. The Advanced Authoring Format (AAF) is a professional file interchange format designed for the video post production and authoring environment. The AAF was created by the Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA).

.aaf file format description:
AAF format
Document files
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Advanced Authoring Format File related links:
Advanced Authoring Format File related extensions:
Corel Print House Document
Autodesk AutoCAD Template
Anim8or Document
FontExpert Document
DesignCAD for Windows 2D Drawing
Interleaf Document

.aaf - Apple Archive Format File

AAF file is an Apple Archive Format File. Apple Archive Format was invented as a standard way to post source code to comp.sources.apple2. The C and Basic source code to aaf unpackers are available on the various FTP sites, in aaf format. Fortunately, files in aaf format can be turned back into source code with a simple text editor.

.aaf file format description:
AAF format description not yet available
Archive files
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Apple Archive Format File related links:
Apple Archive Format File related extensions:
LG Windows CE Device Firmware Update
DesktopX Object Package
Git Bundle Archive
Android ADB Backup Archive
SAP Business One BackUp Data
Living Cookbook Backup

Naturally, other applications may also use the .aaf file extension. Even harmful programs can create .aaf files. Be especially cautious with .aaf files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .aaf file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .aaf file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

zaf, aa, waf, azf, awf, afa, aav, aar, aad, aab, xaf, qaf, axf, aqf, af

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Audible Audiobook
Autodesk 3D Studio MAX XML Animation
ARM RealView Compiler Object
ArchiCAD Attributes Data
Adobe Authorware Binary Map
Zoom Recorded Audio

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