.AFT File Extension

File Type:
Ancestry.com Family Tree Database

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

What is an AFT file?

Aft file extension has Ancestry.com Family Tree Database file type, developed by Ancestry.com, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Commonly used for transactional printing, the data format is typically formatted with an object-oriented page description language (PDL), known as the Mixed Object Document Content Architecture, or the AFP Data Stream (AFPDS). AFP files work with the hardware supporting the “Intelligent Printer Data Stream” print protocol.

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

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File Type:
Ancestry.com Family Tree Database
Data Files

How to open AFT file?

Double click the aft 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 .aft 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 aft 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 aft 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 AFT 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 aft file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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