A cfa file extension is related to the Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Encore. A cfa file contains multimedia cache.

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CFA file extension - Adobe multimedia cache

What is cfa file? How to open cfa files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

cfa file icon: cfa filetype icon

The cfa file extension is related to Adobe Premiere, Adobe Encore, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and used for multimedia cache files.

These files are generated whenever an multimedia file is imported to new project.

The cfa file are stored in directory:

C:\Users\"User"\AppData\Local\Roaming\Adobe\Common\Media Cache Files

The cfa file can take a big portion of data storage, but after the project is completed, it should be deleted by Adobe apps that use *.cfa files.

The default software associated to cfa file type:

Adobe Premiere Pro icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logo Adobe Premiere Pro  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Premiere Pro is a timeline-based video editing software application and part of the Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud. The latest version is Premiere CC available as part of Create Cloud. Previous version was Premiere CS6.

Adobe Premiere lets you edit faster than ever by offering industry-leading, cross-platform, native file–based workflows and GPU-accelerated filters and effects with the enhanced Adobe Mercury Playback Engine.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logo Adobe Photoshop Lightroom  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is set of tools used to manage and post-product photo images. It is used for viewing, editing, and managing digital photos. It is support variety of picture image formats as well as camera RAWs. The latest version is Lightroom 6. It is available either as standalone or as part of Adobe Creative Cloud also known as Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC.

Help how to open CFA files:

The cfa files are used for internal purposes of Adobe applications.

How to convert file with extension CFA:

As far as we know, this .cfa file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .cfa file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open cfa file, edit cfa file, convert cfa file, view cfa file, play cfa file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the cfa files.

  • Create cfa file
  • Others cfa file

Programs that can create cfa file - Adobe multimedia cache

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create cfa file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with cfa file by default:
Adobe Premiere Pro small icon Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom small icon Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Other suggested software:
Adobe Encore small icon Adobe Encore

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