.PAF File Extension
File Type 1Personal Ancestral File
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
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.
File Type 2Portable Application Installer File
File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.
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.
PAF files are similar to .U3P files, but are based on a different technology.