File Extension Library

.AFS File Extension

  • Developer by: Bentley Systems
  • Category: CAD Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .AFS files and how to open them?

Can't open .AFS file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .AFS file.

What is a .AFS file extension?

.AFS file extension is created by Bentley Systems. .AFS has been classified as CAD Files. The format of .AFS file is Binary.

.AFS is Project File

An AFS file is a project created by, a CAD program used to design and study construction foundations. It contains foundation components and their physical properties and may include concrete slabs, meshes, and soils. AFS files can be used to analyze the structural soundness of a design.

AFS files were replaced by SFA files with the release of version 7. Also, was renamed to STAAD Foundation Advanced with the release.

List of all softwares that can open the Project File
Bentley Systems STAAD Foundation Advanced

How to fix problems with .AFS files

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