What is a .PAF File And How To Open It – Ensoniq (Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .paf extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .paf file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .PAF file?

The .PAF file extension is from PARIS Audio File. This file extension was developed by Ensoniq. The file is a audio related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .paf file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .PAF file?

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

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .paf file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the FMJ-Software Awave Audio software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Nullsoft Winamp, Steinberg WaveLab and FMJ-Software Awave Audio.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PAF file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the FMJ-Software Awave Audio software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PAF file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .paf file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Nullsoft Winamp software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Nullsoft Winamp software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PAF file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

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

Still cannot open the .PAF file?

If you cannot open the .PAF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .PAF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .paf – Portable Application Installer File, .paf – FamilySearch, .paf – Amazing Studio. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .PAF file with the FMJ-Software Awave Audio, Nullsoft Winamp, Steinberg WaveLab programs on Windows and Nullsoft Winamp program on Mac.