TAF filename suffix is mostly used for ADRIFT Text Adventure Format files. Campbell Wild defined the ADRIFT Text Adventure Format format standard. TAF file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. TAF file format, along with 1509 other file formats, belongs to the Game Files category. Users are advised to use ADRIFT Runner software for managing TAF files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file.
Programs that can handle TAF files are as follows. TAF files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Problems with accessing TAF may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with TAF files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with TAF files.
Problems with opening and working with TAF files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with TAF files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing ADRIFT Runner or different compatible program, such as ADRIFT Generator. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading ADRIFT Runner installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening TAF files still occur even after installing ADRIFT Runner, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of ADRIFT Runner is available. 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 ADRIFT Runner installed, it may not support TAF 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 ADRIFT Runner.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate TAF files with latest version of ADRIFT Runner you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default 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 TAF file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
Should it happed that the TAF is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. 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 TAF file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic TAF 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. It could happen the the download process of file with TAF extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the ADRIFT Text Adventure Format file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open TAF files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with ADRIFT Text Adventure Format files. It may be the case that the TAF files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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