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TAF File Extension

ADRIFT Text Adventure Format
  • Developer
    Campbell Wild
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    5 (1 votes)

What is TAF file?

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 which support TAF file extension

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.

Programs that support TAF file

How to open file with TAF extension?

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.

Step 1. Get the ADRIFT Runner

Install software to open TAF file 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.

Step 2. Update ADRIFT Runner to the latest version

Update software that support file extension TAFIf the problems with opening TAF files still occur even after installing ADRIFT Runner, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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.

Step 3. Assign ADRIFT Runner to TAF files

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.

Associate software with TAF file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the TAF file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the ADRIFT Runner installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open TAF files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with TAF file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected TAF file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with TAF extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the TAF is not faulty

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.

Check TAF file for viruses
1. Verify that the TAF in question is not infected with a computer virus

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.

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

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.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

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.

4. Check whether your system can handle ADRIFT Runner

If the systems has insufficient resources to open TAF files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

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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