ATF File Type

- The quick facts

What are ATF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ATF file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an ATF file?

The ATF file format was developed by Adobe Systems, Inc. for files that are internally used by Adobe Photoshop. These .atf files are also known as Adobe Photoshop Transfer Function files, which are classified as settings and options files.These .atf files may contain code that is related to transfer function settings and options. Adobe Photoshop is a graphics authoring and editing application that allows users to create and edit images, photos and other digital graphics in various formats. This software has versions for PCs and Mac computers.It's recommended to leave these ATF files alone. Since these .atf files are used internally by Adobe Photoshop, tampering with these files may cause some problems with the associated functions and settings of this software.

How to open ATF files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different ATF openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: October 5, 2021

Suggest another file format using extension ATF

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
Adobe Photoshop ElementsAdobe Photoshop ElementsUser submitted
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