>> INF file

INF file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.inf - Setup Information File

The INF other files are related to Windows Installer. INF file is a Setup Information File. INF files are text files that are separated into logical categories that contain one or more sections.

Windows Installer
Other files
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Setup Information File related extensions:
Microsoft Money Lock File
Microsoft NetMeeting Whiteboard
Microsoft NetMeeting User Location Service File
GPL License File
Compressed Windows Help Content
Version Information

.inf - PTC Creo Information Data

The INF data files are related to PTC Creo. INF file is a PTC Creo Information Data. PTC Creo is a scalable, interoperable suite of product design software.

PTC Creo
Data files
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PTC Creo Information Data related extensions:
Data Rescue Scans Data
PTC Creo Machine Parameter Data
PTC Creo Assembly Data
Stereoscopic Player Commands Data
CineVision Encoding Session Data
Navicat Premium Batch Job Data

.inf - Ulead Photo Explorer Thumbnail Info

The INF data files are related to Ulead Photo Explorer. INF file is a Ulead Photo Explorer Thumbnail Info. Ulead Photo Explorer is a program designed to help you better manage your image and video files.

Ulead Photo Explorer
Data files
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Ulead Photo Explorer Thumbnail Info related extensions:
Cimagraphi ISO CAD Data
FL Studio State Data
Advanced Forensics Format Metadata
Movie.BYU Vector Results Data
dnaLIMS Reaction Sheet Data
FormDocs Index

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

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

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

ibf, if, ifn, igf, ihf, ijf, imf, in, inb, inc, ind, ing, inr, int, inv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

SQL Script Indexes
INVedit File
Instant Backup Archive
Gaussian Two-Electron Integral File
Atari 8-bit ING 15 Image
TINA Library Index

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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