CAFF file format description

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

1 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.

QuickTime Player
Audio files
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Core Audio Format related extensions:
NI Maschine v1 Sound Data
OpenMPT Compressed Module
ChordWizard Songtrix Song
Ensoniq VFX-SD Instrument
StoneTracker Audio Sample
Roland Juno-G JGL Library

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

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

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

acff, aff, caf, cff, faff, saff

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

FRAMES Air Flux File
BART Animated File Format
Ultraviolet Common File Format
Core Audio Format
Docuware Content Folder File
Amazon Lumberyard Character Animation Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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