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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

CAF file is a Core Audio Format File. The Core Audio Format is a file format for storing audio, developed by Apple Computer.

.caf file format description:
CAF format
QuickTime Player
Audio files
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Core Audio Format related links:
CAF on Wikipedia
Core Audio Format related extensions:
QuickDraw 3D Metafile
3GPP2 Video File
3GP Audio File
3GP Video File
ALAC Encoded Audio
A-Law Compressed Audio File

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:

saf, acf, cxf, cqf, cf, cat, cag, cad, cab, vaf, af, daf, cwf, cfa, cav

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Adobe Photoshop Custom Filter
Microsoft Windows Security Catalog
Broderbund PrintMaster Card
MusicMatch Jukebox Secure Audio File
Microsoft Cabinet File
CorelDraw Workspace

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