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What are APF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an APF file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your APF files.

What is an APF file?

APF files have multiple uses, and Allways Printer Driver is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Allways Printer Driver

APF files are files belonging to the Allways printer driver. Allways printers need drivers, software that is installed in a computer system, particularly IBM computers.

Allways printers need APF files as part of the software installed so that IBM computers communicated with Allways printers. IBM is a well-known company that started introducing and selling computers to the public in the 80s.

How to open APF files

Important: Different programs may use files with the APF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your APF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

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

Last updated: September 22, 2023

All known file formats using extension .APF

While Allways Printer Driver is a popular type of APF-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .APF file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.


We know that one APF format is MightyFax. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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