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CAF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.caf - Core Audio Format

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

QuickTime Player
Audio files
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Core Audio Format related extensions:
Signed Byte Audio Data
Super Audio CD Track
Kexis Lossless Compressed Audio
DTS Encoded Audio File
Ambisonic B-Format Audio
Panasonic Security Camera Recorded Audio

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

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 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 .caf file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cfa, car, cae, saf, acf, cxf, cqf, cf, cat, cag, cad, cab, vaf, af, daf

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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