ABF File

Did your computer fail to open an ABF file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .ABF files.

What is an ABF file?

An .ABF file is an Altair Binary Format file. Through our analysis of ABF files, we know that one use of the format is Altair Binary Format. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Suggest another file format using extension ABF

While we know of one file format using the .ABF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .ABF file.

Various ABF file openers, viewers, etc.

These apps are known to open certain types of ABF files. Remember, different programs may use ABF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

ATLUS REALATLUS REALUser submitted
ClampfitClampfitUser submitted
RETAS!PRO Infinity PaintManRETAS!PRO Infinity PaintManUser submitted
SnapGene ViewerSnapGene ViewerUser submitted
Eisoo AnyBackup Standard EditionEisoo AnyBackup Standard EditionUser submitted
qubqubUser submitted
SnapGeneSnapGeneUser submitted
RETAS!LITE Debut PaintMan LITERETAS!LITE Debut PaintMan LITEUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ABF-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with ABF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!