The File Extensions Database

.AFP File Extension

  • Category: Page Layout Files

What is an .AFP file?

.AFP is Advanced Function Presentation File

Data format used for transactional printing purposes; formatted using an object-oriented page description language (PDL) called the Mixed Object Document Content Architecture, also known as the AFP Data Stream (AFPDS).

AFP files are recognized by hardware that supports the "Intelligent Printer Data Stream" print protocol. Commonly used by printers in mainframe environments.

Programs that open Advanced Function Presentation File
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File Type 2 FileProtector Encrypted File
Developer by: AndrosaSoft Category: Encoded Files

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How to solve problems with AFP files

  • Associate the AFP file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AFP file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AFP files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AFP file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .AFP is Advanced Function Presentation File. Because only the current version supports the latest AFP file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .AFP is Advanced Function Presentation File update.
  • To make sure that your AFP file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.