What is a .CAF File And How To Open It – Robert Vasicek (Easy Steps)


Have you downloaded a file with .caf extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .caf file extension and how to open it.

What is a .CAF file?

The .CAF file extension comes from Cathy Catalog File. The creator of this file extension is Robert Vasicek. This file belongs to the text format and it is a database related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .caf file on 1 platform.

How to open a .CAF file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .CAF file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .CAF file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .caf file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Cathy software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Cathy.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CAF file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Cathy software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CAF file?

If you are still unable to open the .CAF file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .CAF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .caf – Apple, .caf – Crytek, .caf – CalEd Software, .caf – Cal3D. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CAF file with the Cathy program on Windows.