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APF file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.apf - Adobe Profile Format File

The APF data files are related to Adobe Acrobat. APF file is an Adobe Profile Format. Adobe’s legacy certificate format not used after Acrobat 5. The certificates are stored in .apf files. This format is not supported as of version 9.0.

Adobe Acrobat
Data files
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Adobe Profile Format File related extensions:
Adobe Photoshop Frame Filter
Adobe Pagemaker Timestamp Data
Report Server Localization Data
Adobe RoboHelp Data
Adobe RoboHelp for FrameMaker Project
Adobe Photoshop Flash 3D Document

.apf - Autodesk Showcase Packet File

The APF data files are related to Autodesk Showcase. APF file is an Autodesk Showcase Packet File. Autodesk Showcase is a real-time visualization software package enabling the creation of real-time 3D presentations using imported 3D models.

Autodesk Showcase
Data files
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Autodesk Showcase Packet File related extensions:
Autodesk Revit Worksharing Log
Autodesk Revit Point Cloud File
NavisWorks Presenter Material Palette
NavisWorks Cache File
Autodesk Revit Family File
Autodesk Revit Family Template

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

Can't open a .apf 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 .apf file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

af, afp, alf, aof, ap, apb, apc, apd, ape, apg, apr, apt, apv, paf, pf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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