AFF File - opening and understanding

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

What is an AFF file?

The .aff file extension is used by a variety of software applications for a broad range of file formats. The .aff file extension is most commonly used by the Mozilla Firefox Internet browser. These AFF files contain dictionary files used by the software for spell check purposes.

The .aff file extension is also used for disk image files, AnyForm files, Affix files, Nvu files, AGEMA files and Acorn vector files.

How to open AFF files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension AFF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different AFF openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension AFF

While we know of one file format using the .AFF 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 .AFF file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

AspexDrawAspexDrawUser submitted
Post Acquisition Tool SuitePost Acquisition Tool SuiteUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with AFF-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 AFF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!