CANF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.canf - CanOpener Data

The CANF data files are related to CanOpener. The CANF file is a CanOpener Data. CanOpener is a data recovery software for the Mac.

Data files
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CanOpener Data related extensions:
CanOpener Preference
CanOpener Library

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

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

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

anf, caf, can, cnf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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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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