.CAF File Extension
File Type 1Core Audio File
What is a CAF file?
Digital audio format based on Apple's Core Audio technology; stores audio data as well as text annotations, markers, channel layouts, and other information; similar to an .AIFF or .WAVE file, but does not have a 4GB size limit and can store any number of audio channels.
The CAF audio format is supported by Mac OS X applications that incorporate the Core Audio API, including QuickTime Player 7 and later.
File Type 2CryENGINE Character Animation File
.CAF File Association 2
File created by the CryENGINE SDK, an application suite used for making PC and console games; contains character animation data that was compiled from a .CHR character file using a .CBA compiler specification file.
CAF files are used as intermediate compilation files before building the database animation (.DBA) file, which is suitable for use in the final game deliverable.
File Type 3Class Action Gradebook File
.CAF File Association 3
Gradebook file created by Class Action Gradebook, a program used for organizing classroom information; may contain student information, seating arrangements, homework assignments, awarded grades, and other class data.
CAF files are used for managing gradebook data and for printing reports. Teachers can generate reports such as classroom grade summaries, individual student reports, parent letters, and class and assignment graphs. Each report can be customized.
NOTE: CAF files are created by the Secondary and College editions of Class Action Gradebook.
File Type 4Cal3D Binary Animation File
.CAF File Association 4
Three-dimensional animation file used by Cal3D, a free toolkit used for character modeling and animation; contains motion settings for the model's skeleton; specifies rotations and movements for the model's bones over time.
CAF files are used to give characters realistic human motions. They can specify animations for walking, running, or various other movements.
NOTE: Cal3D animation files can also be expressed in an XML format using .XAF files.