AAF File Extension

Advanced Authoring Format File Type

Extension .aaf
Developer Avid Technology
Popularity 5.0 (250 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program Avid Pro Tools
Category Video Files
Format Binary
Updated 8/1/2022

What is a AAF File Type?

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Adobe Premiere Pro can export files AAF.



AAF file extension is created by Avid Technology, also known as Advanced Authoring Format File. AAF has been classified as Video Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open AAF files in Avid Pro Tools program.

Free online AAF Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .AAF (Advanced Authoring Format File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to AAF, merge, split and compare the AAF files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

AAF Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Advanced Authoring Format File .AAF File Extensions while opening the .AAF files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open AAF Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Advanced Authoring Format File on your system such as Avid Pro Tools.
  2. Associate default Avid Avid Pro Tools program for *.aaf (Advanced Authoring Format File) files.

    Associate AAF Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.AAF (e.g example.aaf) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Avid Avid Pro Tools program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .aaf files.

    Associate AAF Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.AAF (e.g example.aaf) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Avid Avid Pro Tools program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Avid Pro Tools extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for AAF File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the AAF files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open AAF File on Windows

Software License Developer
Adobe After Effects image. Adobe After Effects 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Avid Media Composer image. Avid Media Composer 8 for Windows  Open avid website. Commercial Avid
Avid Pro Tools image. Avid Pro Tools 11 for Windows  Open avid website. Commercial Avid
MAGIX VEGAS image. MAGIX VEGAS 16 for Windows  Open magix website. Commercial MAGIX
Avid Xpress image. Avid Xpress 5 for Windows  Open avid website. Commercial Avid

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen AAF File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Adobe After Effects image. Adobe After Effects 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Apple Logic Pro image. Apple Logic Pro X for MacOs  Open apple website. Commercial Apple
Avid Media Composer image. Avid Media Composer 8 for MacOs  Open avid website. Commercial Avid
Avid Pro Tools image. Avid Pro Tools 11 for MacOs  Open avid website. Commercial Avid
Avid Xpress image. Avid Xpress 5 for MacOs  Open avid website. Commercial Avid

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen AAF file on Linux

Software License Developer

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen AAF file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen AAF file on iOS

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Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen AAF file on Android

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About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

AAF file extension icon image.About AAF - Advanced Authoring Format File

FileProInfo is to help you understand about the Advanced Authoring Format File with *.AAF suffix, and provide the complete detail as how to open, edit, convert, merge, split and compare it with other related software programs, software download links and free online apps and tools.

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Updated 8/1/2022


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