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.PAF File Extension

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File Type 1Personal Ancestral File

DeveloperIntellectual Reserve
Popularity
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CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

File created by Personal Ancestral File, a genealogical management program; contains family tree data, including ancestors, descendants, relationships, birth dates, and other genealogy information; used to store family ancestries.

Program(s) that open .PAF files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
FamilySearch Personal Ancestral File
RootsMagic
Updated 1/24/2012

File Type 2Portable Application Installer File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
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CategoryExecutable Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Installer for a portable application stored on a USB flash drive; can be installed and run on any Windows computer from the USB drive; includes software such as Firefox Portable, OpenOffice.org Portable, 7-Zip Portable, as well as many other games, programs, and utilities.

More Information

PAF files are similar to .U3P files, but are based on a different technology.

Program(s) that open .PAF files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Run from USB flash drive
Updated 9/21/2007