Files with PAF extension can be found as portable installation packages from Suite.

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

paf icon.paf - Ensoniq PARIS audio format

empty icon.paf - Personal Ancestral File

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PAF file extension - PortableApps portable application install package

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 Suite, a complete collection of portable apps including a web browser, email client, office suite, calendar/scheduler, instant messaging client, antivirus, audio player, sudoku game, password manager, PDF reader, minesweeper clone, backup utility and integrated menu, all preconfigured to work portably.

The *.paf files contain portable application installation packages.

The default software associated to paf file type: Platform picture or screenshot Platform  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Rare Ideas, LLC Platform is a set of tools used to create portable versions of popular computer programs. provides a truly open platform that works with any hardware you like (USB flash drive, iPod, portable hard drive, etc). It's open source built around an open format that any hardware vendor or software developer can use.

Help how to open PAF files:

Use PortableApps software to work with the *.paf files.

How to convert file with extension PAF:

As far as we know, this .paf 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 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 - PortableApps portable application install package

Click on the software link for more information about Platform. Platform 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

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