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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.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dif - Data Interchange Format

The DIF document files are related to Microsoft Excel. The 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:
Ashton-Tate Applause Chart
cdrLabel Label Document
ExamView Question Bank
AC3D Model
Autodesk Maya 3D Scene Data
Report Definition Language File

.dif - ProWorx NXT Data Interchange File

The DIF development files are related to ProWorx NXT. The 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:
Sybase PowerBuilder DataWindow
Sybase PowerBuilder Structure
Sybase PowerBuilder User Object
Sybase PowerBuilder Runtime Library
RemObjects Delphi Data Abstract Driver
Key-Value-Hierarchy Format Data

.dif - OS/2 Warp Display Information

The DIF data files are related to IBM OS/2 Warp. The DIF file is an OS/2 Warp Display Information. OS/2 is a series of computer operating systems, initially created by Microsoft and IBM, then later developed by IBM exclusively.

IBM OS/2 Warp
Data files
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OS/2 Warp Display Information related extensions:
Vivid 2.0 Input File
iSale Auction Template Data
DPwinEHE Calculation
Symbolic Link Spreadsheet
R&R ReportWorks SQL Report Writer Report
GridMove Grid Template

.dif - MAME CHD Diff Data

The DIF data files are related to MAME. The DIF file is a MAME CHD Diff Data. MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) is an emulator application designed to recreate the hardware of arcade game systems in software, with the intent of preserving gaming history and preventing vintage games from being lost or forgotten.

Data files
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MAME CHD Diff Data related extensions:
MAME Configuration
MAME Compressed Hard Disk Image
MAME Highscore Data
Neo Geo BIOS Image
MAME Replay Data
MAME Layout Data

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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