AQF filename suffix is mostly used for Aquifer-Generated Web Page files. Aquifer-Generated Web Page format was developed by Liquid Development, LLP. AQF files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. AQF file belongs to the Web Files category just like 303 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Aquifer ASP software for managing AQF files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named Aquifer ASP was created by Liquid Development, LLP. In order to find more detailed information on the software and AQF files, check the developer’s official website.
Below is a table that list programs that support AQF files. AQF files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Problems with accessing AQF may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with AQF extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports AQF files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select Aquifer ASP or one of the recommended programs (for example, Aquifer One-site, Aquifer Enterprise Edition) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Aquifer ASP installed is by going to developer’s website (Liquid Development, LLP) and downloading the software using provided links.
If you already have Aquifer ASP installed on your systems and AQF files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Aquifer ASP cannot handle files with AQF may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Aquifer ASP is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
After installing Aquifer ASP (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open AQF files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper AQF file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the AQF is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the AQF file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic AQF file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with AQF extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Aquifer-Generated Web Page file again.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open AQF files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Aquifer-Generated Web Page file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle AQF files.
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