CLAF File Extension

CLAF file icon
Claris Font
  • Developer
    Apple, Inc.
  • Popularity
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What is CLAF file?

Full format name of files that use CLAF extension is Claris Font. Claris Font format was developed by Apple, Inc.. CLAF file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS system platform. CLAF file belongs to the Font Files category just like 97 other filename extensions listed in our database. ClarisWorks is by far the most used program for working with CLAF files. Software named ClarisWorks was created by Apple, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and CLAF files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support CLAF file extension

The following listing features CLAF-compatible programs. CLAF files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support CLAF file

How to open file with CLAF extension?

Being unable to open files with CLAF extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with CLAF files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install ClarisWorks software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening CLAF files is that no program that can handle CLAF files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the ClarisWorks developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading ClarisWorks installed is by going to developer’s website (Apple, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of ClarisWorks and update if needed

If you already have ClarisWorks installed on your systems and CLAF files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why CLAF files are not compatible with ClarisWorks. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using ClarisWorks.

Step 3. Associate Claris Font files with ClarisWorks

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate CLAF files with latest version of ClarisWorks you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the CLAF file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where ClarisWorks is installed, check the Always use this app to open CLAF files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the CLAF file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with CLAF extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the CLAF is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the CLAF file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the CLAF in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the CLAF file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. CLAF file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the CLAF file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic CLAF 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. If the CLAF file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Claris Font file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle ClarisWorks

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with CLAF extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Claris Font files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with CLAF files affecting older versions of given software.

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