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, 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.

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