>> ARCINFO file

ARCINFO file format description

Many people share .arcinfo files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .arcinfo file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .arcinfo files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.arcinfo - ESRI ArcInfo Data

The ARCINFO data files are related to ESRI ArcInfo. The ARCINFO file is an ESRI ArcInfo Data. ArcInfo is a complete and extensible geographic information system.

ESRI ArcInfo
Data files
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ESRI ArcInfo Data related extensions:
Magic Display Style Data
Photo 3D Album Gallery Data
Spectramap Group Properties
Nvidia NView Desktop Profile
CARE-S InfoWorks Inflow Data
Medlin Payroll Software Additional Vendor Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .arcinfo file extension. Even harmful programs can create .arcinfo files. Be especially cautious with .arcinfo files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .arcinfo file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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