.XAF File Extension

File Type:
3ds Max XML Animation File

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

What is a XAF file?

Xaf file extension has 3ds Max XML Animation file type, developed by Autodesk, which is associated with the "3d image files" category.

Generated with the 3ds Max software, the animation file provides motion data for a two-footed model. It allows capturing both creature and human movements, which may be further applied to such 3D animations as movies, video games, etc.
XAF files may come as part of a 3ds Max Motion Mixer mix (.MIX) file. MIX files are used for creating animations on a multi-track timeline.


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

xaf file icon
File Type:
3ds Max XML Animation File
3D Image Files

How to open XAF file?

Double click the xaf 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 .xaf 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 xaf 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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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the xaf 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 XAF 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 xaf file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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