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PFF File Extension

NovaLogic Game Archive Format

What is PFF file?

Full format name of files that use PFF extension is NovaLogic Game Archive Format. PFF file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with PFF extension are categorized as Game Files files. The Game Files subset comprises 1509 various file formats. Users are advised to use Dragon UnPACKer software for managing PFF files, although 7 other programs can also handle this type of file. Dragon UnPACKer software was developed by Alexandre Devilliers, and on its official website you may find more information about PFF files or the Dragon UnPACKer software program.

Programs which support PFF file extension

The following listing features PFF-compatible programs. Files with PFF suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

How to open file with PFF extension?

Being unable to open files with PFF extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with PFF 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.

Step 1. Get the Dragon UnPACKer

Install software to open PFF file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening PFF files is that no program that can handle PFF files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select Dragon UnPACKer or one of the recommended programs (for example, Delta Force, Delta Force: Land Warrior, Delta Force 2) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support PFF files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Dragon UnPACKer installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Alexandre Devilliers website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Dragon UnPACKer and update if needed

Update software that support file extension PFFIf you already have Dragon UnPACKer installed on your systems and PFF 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. The reason that Dragon UnPACKer cannot handle files with PFF may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Dragon UnPACKer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate NovaLogic Game Archive Format files with Dragon UnPACKer

If you have the latest version of Dragon UnPACKer installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage PFF on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with PFF file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the PFF with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Dragon UnPACKer is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open PFF files and clicking OK.
Associate software with PFF file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with PFF extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Dragon UnPACKer and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with PFF extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the PFF is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the PFF file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check PFF file for viruses
1. The PFF may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the PFF is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. PFF file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with PFF extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic PFF file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with PFF extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Dragon UnPACKer

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support PFF files. Close all running programs and try opening the PFF file.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with NovaLogic Game Archive Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with PFF files affecting older versions of given software.

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