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Details of extension .caf

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .caf file?
  • Which program can create the .caf file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .caf format?
  • What can convert .caf files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .caf extension?
Core Audio Format .caf file icon

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.
Category: Audio files
Application: QuickTime Player
Program name: QuickTimePlayer.exe
Mime-type: audio/x-caf
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Audio Interchange File
CD Audio Track
MIDI Music
MPEG Audio Layer 3 File
Macintosh Sound Resource
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Sound
Windows Waveform Sound
AC-3 Compressed Audio
Free Lossless Audio Codec File

Other types of files may also use the .caf file extension. If you have helpful information about .caf extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Adobe Photoshop Custom Filter
TINA Pro Catalog
Configuration File
Broderbund PrintMaster Card
Digital Anchor Data
Microsoft Cabinet File
Adobe Premiere Conformed Audio
Microsoft Agent Character Data
Microsoft Windows Security Catalog

The .caf filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

saf (1), acf (1), cxf (1), cqf (1), cf (1), cat (1), cag (1), cad (1), cab (1), vaf (1), af (1), daf (1), cwf (1), cfa (1), cav (1)

Can't open a .caf file?

If you want to open a .caf file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .caf association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.caf

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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