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IFC file format description

IFC file format

Many people share IFC files but don't explain how to use them. This can make it hard to know which software can open, change, or print these files. We made this page to help you understand how to work with IFC files. Here, you'll find info on software that works with these files. This includes simple programs for opening and converting them. We also share simple steps for editing these files and changing them into different formats. Whether you need to open, edit, or change a IFC file, our website has all the tips and tools you'll need to do it easily.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database:

IFC - All Image Compressed Disk Image

The IFC disk image files are related to Towodo All Image. The IFC file is an All Image Compressed Disk Image. Towodo All Image is a program to create image files from all kinds of disks. The Towodo All Image seems to be no longer supported.

Application:Towodo All Image
Category:Disk Image files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:ifz

All Image Compressed Disk Image related extensions:

  • vma Proxmox Virtual Machine Archive
  • axp CDBurnerXP Audio Disc Compilation
  • udf Universal Disk Format Image
  • ufs FreeBSD Unix File System Image

IFC - Industry Foundation Classes Data

The IFC data files are related to ArchiCAD. The IFC file is an Industry Foundation Classes Data. The Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) is an object oriented file format with a data model developed by the International Alliance for Interoperability (IAI) to facilitate interoperability in the building industry, and is a commonly used format for Building Information Modeling (BIM).

Application:ArchiCAD
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Industry Foundation Classes Data related extensions:

  • bpn ArchiCAD Project Backup
  • gdl ArchiCAD Geometric Description Language File
  • lmp ArchiCAD Geometric Description Language Source Code

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The IFC filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

Filename extensions similar to IFC:

Windows can't open your IFC file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this IFC file.

To set the IFC file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set IFC file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle IFC files with care

Exercise caution when handling IFC files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar IFC files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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