Open PAF File
PAF files have various applications, namely:
Portable Applications Installer
The PAF extension files can be used as an installer for a portable application and these in turn can be stored on a USB flash drive.
PAF files are compatible with Microsoft Windows and can be run from the USB drive.
There are many software packages which can use PAF files, among them, Firefox Portable, OpenOffice.org Portable, 7-Zip Portable, games of various kinds, and any other application that has portable properties.
In this application, PAF files are created by Personal Ancestral File, a now discontinued family tree management program.
PAF files contain family tree data, both ancestors and descendants, their relationships to the user, dates of birth, and other genealogical information.
In this case, a PAF file is an audio file saved in the PARIS audio format created by the now-discontinued Ensoniq PARIS digital audio platform.
However, the PAF software and format continue to be used by some enthusiastic audio users, with it being compatible with various current audio programs, including Winamp and WaveLab.
To open a PAF file, you must first make sure what format it is, then you must have one of the programs indicated below
Open PAF File on Windows Operating System
- Find a PAF file in question in Windows OS File Explorer and double click on it to launch the correpsonding application.
- If a PAF file is not opened in an application and you instead get a "Windows can't open a file" error message you should try looking for an application which can open the file in question.
- If you know the application which can open PAF file then run it and see if there is a File->Open main menu option in the application.
- If you don't know the application which can open PAF file then try to search for "PAF wiki", "application to open PAF file" or "open PAF file" queries in the search engine you like.
- Install the application you found and check if it can open PAF file
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