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.afp File Extension

Developer: IBM
File type: Advanced Function Presentation File
You're here because you have a file that has a file extension ending in .afp. Files with the file extension .afp can only be launched by certain applications. It's possible that .afp files are data files rather than documents or media, which means they're not meant to be viewed at all.

what is a .afp file?

An advanced function presentation file is used by many document presentation applications that were developed by IBM. These advanced function presentation files are usually implemented into text and word processing programs as master template files. This means the content of an advanced function presentation file may consist of blocks of text, text formatting specifications, page layout attributes, embedded digital objects and visual elements along with other template data corresponding to certain sections of a presentation document. These configurations, settings and content can be applied unto many new and old presentation documents by implementing these advanced function presentation master template files into these new and old presentation documents. The content of an advanced function presentation file is integrated with binary, text and XML-based formatting specifications that are used to store its content in the AFP file format. These advanced function presentation master template files are appended with the .afp extension, and the RasterMaster program can also be used to open and view as well as manipulate the content of these advanced function presentation files.

how to open a .afp file?

Launch a .afp file, or any other file on your PC, by double-clicking it. If your file associations are set up correctly, the application that's meant to open your .afp file will open it. It's possible you may need to download or purchase the correct application. It's also possible that you have the correct application on your PC, but .afp files aren't yet associated with it. In this case, when you try to open a .afp file, you can tell Windows which application is the correct one for that file. From then on, opening a  .afp file will open the correct application. Click here to fix .afp file association errors

applications that open a .afp file

IBM Lotus WordPro

IBM Lotus WordPro

IBM Lotus WordPro is a word processing program that offers benefits such as productivity through ViaVoice Gold integration that allows users to directly dictate text to Word Pro and read the documents back to the users. It also allows users to access features and navigate commands through its acknowledgement of speech commands. It offers convenience through its compatibility features with other word applications such as AmiPro, Corel WordPerfect and Microsoft Word. It has alternate menu options so that WordPerfect and Word users can easily migrate to Word Pro. Word Pro can replace its menu with menu layouts from AmiPro, WordPerfect and Word. It features a helpful menu finder, page menu, click here blocks, team security and graphic integration. Its Internet integration features include Internet publishing with known Web-publishing formats like HTML, HTML Publishing Assistant that enables you to export footers, headers, footnotes, sections and divisions as separate files including links to navigation, user-defined URLS and tables of contents, Web authoring toolbar, hyperlinking and SmarMasters.
IBM Lotus Smart Suite

IBM Lotus Smart Suite

IBM Lotus Smart Suite enables you to convert formats of your files from earlier versions of Lotus SmartSuite and other applications such as Microsoft Office Filters that allows document changes between Microsoft Excel and Lotus 1-2-3, PowerPoint and Freelance Graphics, and Microsoft Word and Word Pro. It provides Windows XP support, InstallShield for Windows Installer and desktop applications co-existence. It has enhanced Microsoft Office compatibility including MS WordArt. It enables easy and quick customizable installation using MSI [Microsoft Software Installer]. It has less downtime, and administrators will experience fewer support calls. These improvements will help reduce desk inquiries and total cost of ownership. It caters to the needs of both the enterprise and the users. It covers desktop productivity functions that make it cost-effective. It increases employee productivity. It enables exchange of documents between different applications.
IBM Lotus 1-2-3

IBM Lotus 1-2-3

IBM Lotus 1-2-3 is a spreadsheet application that lets you work professionally and efficiently with numbers. You can use live Web information and perform its analysis using the Web tables. Features such as SmartFill and SmartLabels predict what you want to perform before you even type in commands. This application sets a cost-effective desktop productivity program, attends to the needs of both users and enterprise, increases employee productivity and allows exchange of documents to and from business applications. Its productivity features cover speech-enabled SmartMaster templates, Microsoft Excel compatibility, move and copy worksheets, SmartLabels, automatic SmartFill, more rows with up to 65,536 rows, Ask the Expert feature for user’s questions, Excel MenuFinder, Euro currency support, copy and paste, data validation add-in, auto save and keyboard switching. Internet integration features include Web tables, hyperlinking, HTML features, publishing assistant and HTML on clipboard.
IBM Linkway

IBM Linkway

IBM LinkWay is an authoring tool for creating powerful multimedia presentations. You make instructional modules for educational purposes, or present your clients with professional multimedia slides without the high cost. Each application is called a folder. The folder contains information such as notes, photographs and articles. A LinkWay folder contains pages containing one or more items. Each item is a graphic, text or set of instructions. LinkWay links sound, graphics, text and motion to complete the information. Hot spots or buttons can be defined. These buttons are specific areas or spots you find on the screen. LinkWay commands that called scripts can be added to these buttons. Pressing the button will direct the script to perform the commands. Two different computers are required to make a LinkWay application. One is where the development of the application takes place, while the other is where the program itself runs. The software package includes a runtime program with your custom program. The runtime program allows LinkWay applications to be shown on a compatible computer. Minimum requirements are 512KB memory, color or graphic display and mouse. It operates on PC/XT, PC portable computers, IBMs and IBM’s PS/2.

a word of warning

Be careful not to rename the extension on .afp files, or any other files. This will not change the file type. Only special conversion software can change a file from one file type to another.

what is a file extension?

A file extension is the set of three or four characters at the end of a filename; in this case, .afp. File extensions tell you what type of file it is, and tell Windows what programs can open it. Windows often associates a default program to each file extension, so that when you double-click the file, the program launches automatically. When that program is no longer on your PC, you can sometimes get an error when you try to open the associated file.

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