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DIF file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dif - Data Interchange Format

The DIF document files are related to Microsoft Excel. DIF file is a Data Interchange Format document. A DIF file is an industry standard for exchanging data between different types of application. This file format saves only the text, values, and formulas on the active worksheet.

Microsoft Excel
Document files
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Data Interchange Format related extensions:
Microsoft OneNote Document
Microsoft Office Groove 2007 Archive
Microsoft Office Groove 2007 Archived Workspace
Microsoft Excel Web Query
Microsoft Excel OLAP Query
Microsoft Excel OLE DB Query

.dif - ProWorx NXT Data Interchange File

The DIF development files are related to ProWorx NXT. DIF file is a ProWorx NXT Data Interchange File. ProWORX NXT is produced by Schneider Electric, The simple cross platform programming solution for Modicon PLCs.

ProWorx NXT
Development files
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ProWorx NXT Data Interchange File related extensions:
SBT Build Definition
Scala Source Code
SAS Permanent Utility
SAS Utility
SAS Stored Program
Sybase PowerBuilder DataWindow

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

Can't open a .dif 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.

The .dif file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cif, df, dfi, di, dib, dic, did, die, dig, dir, dit, div, djf, dkf, dlf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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