IFOL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ifol - Instant File Opener Data

The IFOL data files are related to Instant File Opener. The IFOL file is an Instant File Opener Data. Instant File Opener is a simple tool designed to help you create a list with files, folders, applications and URLs that you want opened every time you start a Windows session.

Instant File Opener
Data files
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Instant File Opener Data related extensions:
Masked Dynamic Link Library
Microsoft IIS NNTP Header Data
Microsoft Windows Application Log
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Corel WordPerfect ME Top Overflow Data
VisIt BOV File

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

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

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

fol, idol, ifl, ifo

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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