Advanced Forensics Format (AFF) is an extensible open format for the storage of disk images and related forensic metadata. It was developed by Simson Garfinkel and Basis Technology Corp.


  • aimage - ewfacquire to acquire data from a file or device and store it in th AFF format
  • afcat - output contents of an image file to stdout
  • afconvert - convert AFF images to Raw or Raw to AFF image
  • afuse - mount AFF format images/split images to view single raw file and metadata