Full format name of files that use MAFF extension is Mozilla Archive Format. Mozilla Archive Format format was developed by Mozilla. MAFF file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux, Mac OS, Windows system platform. Files with MAFF extension are categorized as Web Files files. The Web Files subset comprises 303 various file formats. The most popular program for handling MAFF files is Mozilla Firefox, but users can choose among 5 different programs that support this file format. Mozilla Firefox software was developed by Mozilla, and on its official website you may find more information about MAFF files or the Mozilla Firefox software program.
The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support MAFF files. Files with MAFF suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with MAFF extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Mozilla Archive Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
Problems with opening and working with MAFF files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with MAFF files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select Mozilla Firefox or one of the recommended programs (for example, Mozilla SeaMonke, SeaMonkey) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support MAFF files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Mozilla Firefox website and download the installer.
You still cannot access MAFF files although Mozilla Firefox is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Mozilla Firefox installed, it may not support MAFF format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Mozilla Firefox.
If you have the latest version of Mozilla Firefox installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage MAFF on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the MAFF file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the MAFF 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. If the MAFF file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic MAFF file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the MAFF file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open MAFF files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Mozilla Archive Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the MAFF files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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