Files with paf file extension can be found as genealogy files from Personal Ancestral File. Used to store genealogy data.

There are 2 other file types using
the PAF file extension!

empty icon.paf - PortableApps portable application install package

paf icon.paf - Ensoniq PARIS audio format

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PAF file extension - Personal Ancestral File

What is paf file? How to open paf files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The paf file extension is associated with Personal Ancestral File, a genealogy management system, developed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

PAF is the default file format used by the program. These .paf  files contain genealogy data.

The default software associated to paf file type:

PAF picture or screenshot

PAF  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Personal Ancestral File (PAF) was a free genealogy and family history program used to quickly and easily collect, organize and share your family history and genealogy information. It is now part of Family Search.

Help how to open PAF files:

Use Personal Ancestral File program to open the .paf files.

How to convert file with extension PAF:

Genealogy files can sometimes be exported to some of the exchange formats.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 35 30 30 00 35 30 30 00 50 41 46
ASCII code: 500.500.PAF

List of recommended software applications associated to the .paf file extension

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

  • Others paf file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with paf file - Personal Ancestral File

Click on the software link for more information about PAF. PAF uses paf file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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