File Extension Library


.AFA File Extension

  • Developer by: Fantiusen Software
  • Category: Archive and compressed Files

What is an .AFA file?

.AFA file extension is created by Fantiusen Software. .AFA has been classified as Archive and compressed Files.

.AFA is Astrotite compressed archive

File extension afa is related to Astrotite, a compression program for Windows. These .afa files are compressed in Astrotite proprietary format.

The compression ratio is similar to .rar or .zip. Astrotite encrypts all data with a double system (AES-256 and CAST-256) without loss of speed and double checks data to avoid failures.

Warning: Some sites report to Astrotite and its website as a malware. So be careful when handling AFA format.


How to open:

Use Astrotite to open and decompress .afa archives.

How to convert:

It may be possible to repack .afa files to other compression archives.

How to Open .AFA file on different platforms

Open .AFA File on Windows

  • Right-click a .AFA
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .AFA file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .AFA files" Press "Ok"

Open .AFA File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .AFA file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .AFA File on Linux

Right click on the .AFA file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .AFA File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .AFA file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .AFA File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .AFA files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .AFA files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .AFA files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .AFA file format
  2. You need to check the .AFA file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)