.AFF File Extension

File Type 1

Spellcheck Dictionary Description File

Developer N/A
3.9  |  8 Votes
Category Data Files
Format Text

What is an AFF file?

An AFF file is a spellcheck dictionary file used by Kingsoft WPS Office and Apache OpenOffice, which are free Office suite applications. It contains information that describes the accompanying .DIC spellcheck dictionary file.

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The AFF and DIC files are used to add new spellchecking dictionaries for different languages, such as Italian and French, to WPS Office. Users typically download .ZIP dictionary packages that contain the AFF and DIC files, extract the contents, then install them in WPS Office.

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Programs that open or reference AFF files

Updated May 5, 2020
File Type 2

AFF Disk Image

Developer Basis Technology
3.2  |  6 Votes
Category Disk Image Files
Format Binary

What is an AFF file?

Disk image created in the Advanced Forensics Format (AFF), an open file format used to capture digital evidence for legal proceedings; can store both raw disk data and arbitrary metadata; supports two kinds of compression, zlib and LZMA.

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An AFF file can be divided into a split archive of multiple files that use the .AFD file extension. Advanced Forensics Format programs can also extract metadata from the disk image and store it separately in an .AFM file.

Version 2 of the AFF specification also supports encryption.

Programs that open AFF files

AFFLIB  —  Discontinued
AFFLIB  —  Discontinued
Updated July 20, 2011

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