CAF File Extension

CryENGINE Character Animation File Type

Extension .caf
Developer Crytek
Popularity 5.0 (19 Votes)
Mime Type text/x-c
Default Program Crytek CryENGINE SDK
Category Developer Files
Format Binary
Updated 8/1/2022

What is a CAF File Type?

The CAF files are used as intermediate compilation files before building the database animation file (.DBA), which can be used in the final game release.



CAF file extension is created by Crytek, also known as CryENGINE Character Animation File. CAF has been classified as Developer 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 CAF files in Crytek CryENGINE SDK program.

Free online CAF Tools & Apps

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

CAF Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the CryENGINE Character Animation File .CAF File Extensions while opening the .CAF files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open CAF Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for CryENGINE Character Animation File on your system such as Crytek CryENGINE SDK.
  2. Associate default Crytek Crytek CryENGINE SDK program for *.caf (CryENGINE Character Animation File) files.

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

    Associate CAF Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.CAF (e.g example.caf) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Crytek Crytek CryENGINE SDK 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 .Crytek CryENGINE SDK extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for CAF File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the CAF 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 CAF File on Windows

Software License Developer
Audacity image. Audacity 2.4 for Windows  Open audacity website. Open Source Audacity
FMJ-Software Awave Studio image. FMJ-Software Awave Studio 10 for Windows  Open fmj software website. Shareware FMJ-Software
Cal3DViewer image. Cal3DViewer 1 for Windows  Open cal3dviewer website. Open Source Cal3DViewer
Crytek CryENGINE SDK image. Crytek CryENGINE SDK 3 for Windows  Open crytek website. Commercial Crytek
Apple QuickTime Player image. Apple QuickTime Player 10 for Windows  Open apple website. Freeware Apple
ShedWorx Smart Converter image. ShedWorx Smart Converter 2 for Windows  Open shedworx website. Commercial ShedWorx

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

Software License Developer
Audacity image. Audacity 2.4 for MacOs  Open audacity website. Open Source Audacity
Apple Final Cut Pro image. Apple Final Cut Pro X for MacOs  Open apple website. Commercial Apple
Apple Logic Pro image. Apple Logic Pro X for MacOs  Open apple website. Commercial Apple
Apple QuickTime Player image. Apple QuickTime Player 10 for MacOs  Open apple website. Freeware Apple
ShedWorx Smart Converter image. ShedWorx Smart Converter 2 for MacOs  Open shedworx website. Commercial ShedWorx

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CAF file on Linux

Software License Developer
Audacity image. Audacity 2.4 for Linux  Open audacity website. Open Source Audacity

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CAF file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CAF file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CAF file on Android

Software License Developer

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.

CAF file extension icon image.About CAF - CryENGINE Character Animation File

FileProInfo is to help you understand about the CryENGINE Character Animation File with *.CAF 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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