The File Extensions Database


.AFS3 File Extension

  • Developer by: Osborn Software
  • Category: Encoded and encrypted Files

What is an .AFS3 file?

.AFS3 is AFS 3 Basic encrypted data

File extension afs3 is related to Advanced File Security Basic, a software for Microsoft Windows operating system, which allows users to protect case sensitive data.

The afs3 file stores encrypted data by Advanced File Security Basic.


How to open:

Use Advanced File Security Basic to work with *.afs3 files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .afs3 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 solve problems with AFS3 files

  • Associate the AFS3 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AFS3 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AFS3 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AFS3 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 .AFS3 is AFS 3 Basic encrypted data. Because only the current version supports the latest AFS3 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Osborn Software manufacturer website after an available .AFS3 is AFS 3 Basic encrypted data update.
  • To make sure that your AFS3 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.