CAF file format description

Many people often share .caf files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .caf files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .caf files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .caf files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .caf file format.

5 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.caf - Core Audio Format

The CAF audio files are related to QuickTime Player. The CAF file is a Core Audio Format File. The Core Audio Format is a file format for storing audio, developed by Apple Computer.

Application:QuickTime Player
Category:Audio files
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Core Audio Format related extensions:

  • msnd NI Maschine v1 Sound Data
  • mptmz OpenMPT Compressed Module
  • sngx ChordWizard Songtrix Song
  • efv Ensoniq VFX-SD Instrument
  • jgl Roland Juno-G JGL Library
  • sds MIDI Sample Dump Standard

.caf - Amazon Lumberyard Character Animation Data

The CAF development files are related to Amazon Lumberyard. The CAF file is an Amazon Lumberyard Character Animation Data. Amazon Lumberyard is a free, cross-platform, 3D game engine that allows you to create high-quality games, connect your games to the compute and storage of the AWS Cloud.

Application:Amazon Lumberyard
Category:Development files
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Amazon Lumberyard Character Animation Data related extensions:

  • rdata R Workspace
  • erbsql Ruby ERB SQL Script
  • csn Dreamweaver Code Snippet File
  • jwr Rocket LegaSuite GUI Runtime
  • err Visual FoxPro Compilation Error Data
  • tdlog Microsoft Visual Studio IntelliTrace Log

.caf - Cathy Catalog Data

The CAF data files are related to Cathy. The CAF file is a Cathy Catalog Data. Cathy is an extremly small, fast and easy to use media cataloging tool.

Category:Data files
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Cathy Catalog Data related extensions:

  • msp ClarisWorks Dictionary Data
  • db4 Paychex Payroll Database
  • po Source Insight Project Options Data
  • char Nintendo DS Character Tile Data
  • obpack ObjectBar Theme Package
  • llk TreeMix Likelihood Data

.caf - Cal3D Binary Animation

The CAF data files are related to Cal3D. The CAF file is a Cal3D Binary Animation. Cal3D is a skeletal animation based 3D character animation library written in C++ in a platform-/graphic API-independent way.

Category:Data files
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Cal3D Binary Animation related extensions:

  • cal3d Cal3D Data
  • cfg Cal3D Model Configuration Data
  • cmf Cal3D Binary Mesh Data
  • crf Cal3D Binary Materials Data
  • csf Cal3D Binary Skeleton Data
  • xaf Cal3D XML Animation

.caf - CryENGINE Character Animation Data

The CAF development files are related to CryENGINE 3 SDK. The CAF file is a CryENGINE Character Animation Data. CryENGINE is a game engine developed by Crytek.

Application:CryENGINE 3 SDK
Category:Development files
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CryENGINE Character Animation Data related extensions:

  • vfl Houdini 3D VEX Shader Source
  • vsct Visual Studio Command Table
  • tdx Visual FoxPro Offline View
  • nfx NetObjects Fusion Components
  • tscn Godot Engine Text Scene Data
  • kwf Delphi Pascal Chart Data

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .caf file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .caf extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .caf files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .caf files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .caf 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .caf file

To set the .caf file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .caf file association. Many applications can open .caf files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .caf file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

acf, af, ca, cab, cac, cad, cae, cag, car, cat, cav, cf, cfa, cqf, cwf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .caf filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .caf:

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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