.AFM File Extension

Basis Technology
File Type:
AFF Metadata File

Having trouble opening .afm extension? Don't panic! This page explains what afm files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open afm files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an AFM file?

Afm file extension has AFF Metadata file type, developed by Basis Technology, which is associated with the "disk image files" category.

Typically generated in the Advanced Forensics Format (AFF), the file stores the metadata that has been derived out of an .AFF disk image file. It helps separate the metadata from the raw disk image data.

AFM files usually reference AFF disks’ image data. Upon opening, the supporting program will detect the disk image data and load it automatically.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

afm file icon
Basis Technology
File Type:
AFF Metadata File
Disk Image Files

How to open AFM file?

Double click the afm file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .afm extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the afm extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the afm file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open AFM files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the afm file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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