File Extension Library

.WAFF File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Compressed Files

What is an .WAFF file?

.WAFF file extension is created by Microsoft. .WAFF has been classified as Compressed Files.

.WAFF is Internet Explorer for Mac Web Archive

Web archive file format (WAFF) used by Internet Explorer for Mac to store a collection of webpages, along with associated images and linked pages up to 5 levels deep.

Internet Explorer for Mac can open WAFF files but it is not supported by OS X. However, there are several programs available that will assist you in opening your WAFF files. The WebArchivConverter utility (available for OS X 7.5 - 9.2.2) enables you to convert WAFF files into iCab web archives and the WAFInspec program (available for OS X 10.2.5 and later) can be used to browse, preview, and extract WAFF files.

List of all softwares that can open the Internet Explorer for Mac Web Archive

How to Open .WAFF file on different platforms

Open .WAFF File on Windows

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

Open .WAFF File on Mac

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

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

Open .WAFF File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .WAFF files

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