File Extension Library


.PAF.EXE File Extension

  • Developer by: The PortableApps.com Project
  • Category: Executable Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .PAF.EXE file?

.PAF.EXE file extension is created by The PortableApps.com Project. .PAF.EXE has been classified as Executable Files. The format of .PAF.EXE file is Binary.

.PAF.EXE is PortableApps.com Program File

Program file used by the PortableApps.com Platform, a Windows program used to transfer and run programs between computers and portable devices while maintaining program history; contains all program executable files as well as program history and settings.

PAF.EXE applications contain an AppNamePortable top-level directory and three sub-directories: App, Data, and Other.

  • AppNamePortable: contains the application launcher, typically named AppNamePortable.exe, and an HTML help file.
  • App: includes the application binaries and configuration information; can also contain default data to be copied into the Data directory.
  • Data: contains the program user data.
  • Other: stores files that don't fit into App or Data, such as images for the help HTML file.
PAF.EXE files can be compiled with any compatible with Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (NSIS) compiler, and they can be run standalone or with any compliant NSIS launcher. Most PortableApps.com programs are compatible with Windows 95 or later.

PortableApps programs leave no history on the computer they are run on. For example, they do not add Windows Start Menu entries or registry keys. Therefore, PAF.EXE files can be easily stored and run from external media such as USB keys, external hard drives, or network storage devices.

List of all softwares that can open the PortableApps.com Program File
Windows
Rare Ideas PortableApps.com Platform
Nullsoft NSIS
Excelsior Installer

How to Open .PAF.EXE file on different platforms

Open .PAF.EXE File on Windows

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

Open .PAF.EXE File on Mac

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

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

Open .PAF.EXE File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .PAF.EXE files

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