Type: Executable Files
Acronym: Portable Application Installer File
Installer for a portable application stored on a USB flash drive; can be installed and run on any Windows computer from the USB drive; includes software such as Firefox Portable, OpenOffice.org Portable, 7-Zip Portable, as well as many other games, programs, and utilities.
PAF files are similar to .U3P files, but are based on a different technology.
Type: Data File
Acronym: Personal Ancestral File
Opens With: Intellectual Reserve Personal Ancestral File
File created by Personal Ancestral File, a genealogical management program; contains family tree data, including ancestors, descendants, relationships, birth dates, and other genealogy information; used to store family ancestries.