File Extension Library


.AFO File Extension

  • Developer by: SoftPrime Development
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .AFO file?

.AFO file extension is created by SoftPrime Development. .AFO has been classified as Various data Files.

.AFO is Advanced File Organizer catalog

The afo file extension is associated with the Advanced File Organizer for Microsoft Windows and used for catalog files.

The afo files are basically very compact databases generated and used by the software.


How to open:

Use Advanced File Organizer to open *.afo files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .afo file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .AFO file on different platforms

Open .AFO File on Windows

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

Open .AFO File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .AFO 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 .AFO File on Linux

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

Open .AFO File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .AFO 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 .AFO 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 .AFO files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .AFO files

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