.CAF File Extension

File Type:
CryENGINE Character Animation File

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

What is a CAF file?

Caf file extension has CryENGINE Character Animation file type, developed by Crytek, which is associated with the "developer files" category.

Generated with CryENGINE SDK, the file provides information about character animation, which was retrieved from a character (.CHR) file with the help of a compiler specification (.CBA) file.

Typically applied as intermediate compilation files, CAF files allow creating database animation (.DBA) files.

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

caf file icon
File Type:
CryENGINE Character Animation File
Developer Files

How to open CAF file?

Double click the caf 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 .caf 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 caf 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".

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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 caf 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 CAF 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 caf file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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