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GLIF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.glif - Glyph Interchange Format Data

The GLIF font files are related to FontForge. GLIF file is a Glyph Interchange Format Data. The Glyph Interchange Format (GLIF) is a simple and clear XML representation of a single glyph.

Font files
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Glyph Interchange Format Data related extensions:
FontForge Glyph to Name Map
Spline Font Database

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

Can't open a .glif 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 .glif file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

lif, glf, blif, flif, gli, gif

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Game of Life Data
Leica Image File
GLF 3D Font File Format
Homeworld Texture
GameExchange2 Light Data

Operating systems

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

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