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.PAF File Extension

File Type 1Portable Application Installer File

3.4 (8 Votes)
CategoryExecutable Files


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

What is a PAF file?

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.

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

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Programs that open PAF files
Run from USB flash drive
Updated 9/21/2007

File Type 2Personal Ancestral File

DeveloperIntellectual Reserve
3.0 (4 Votes)
CategoryData Files


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

.PAF File Association 2

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.

Programs that open PAF files
Updated 1/24/2012

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