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Open AFF File

Acorn vector draw file definition and 7 other file types and linked programs information.

How to Open AFF Files

File extension aff is used by following file type(s):

type 1 description:
Acorn vector draw file
AFF file suffix is associated with Acorn/Risc OS graphic application Draw. File contains draw similar to Windows WMF and SVG vector-based format.

Extensions used to map this file come in two varieties. The first is a word describing the file - in this case ".draw" which is ".drw" in the 8.3 parlance.

The second way of mapping the file is to use a literal form of the RISC OS filetype system. In this, three bytes provide a range of possible file types from &000 to &FFF (there are no extensions, just "type" metadata).

In this case, Acorn DrawFiles would be given the extension ".aff" because the file is type &AFF, or 0xAFF, $HAFF.

that open aff files:
CorelDraw Graphics Suite (Microsoft Windows)
DrawView (Linux)
Ovation Pro (multiplatform software)
RISC OS 6 (other devices) (Windows Phone/Metro)


type 2 description:
Advanced Forensics Format disk image
The AFF file extension is associated with Advanced Forensics Format, an open and extensible file format designed to store disk images and associated metadata.

The Advanced Forensics Format (AFF) is an extensible open format for the storage of disk images and related forensic metadata.

It was developed by Simson Garfinkel and Basis Technology.


type 3 description:
Affix file
Probably used by very specific scientist software.


type 4 description:
AGEMA file
File format used by AGEMA thermal cameras. Not supported and developed yet.


type 5 description:
AnyForm form file
File extension AFF is related to AnyForm application.
that open aff files:
AnyForm (Microsoft Windows)


type 6 description:
Mozilla Firefox dictionary file
File extension used by Mozilla Firefox.
that open aff files:
Firefox (Microsoft Windows)


type 7 description:
Nvu file
File extension used by Nvu.
that open aff files:
Nvu (Microsoft Windows)