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Details of extension .inf

6 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .inf file?
  • Which program can create the .inf file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .inf format?
  • What can convert .inf files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .inf extension?
.inf
Setup Information File .inf file icon

Setup Information File

The INF file is a Setup Information File. INF files are text files that are separated into logical categories that contain one or more sections.
Category: Other files
Application: Windows Installer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-inf
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
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Related extensions:
Microsoft Setup Table File
Windows NT Setup Information File
Precompiled Setup Information File
.inf
PTC Creo Information Data .inf file icon

PTC Creo Information Data

The INF file is a PTC Creo Information Data. PTC Creo is a scalable, interoperable suite of product design software.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: PTC Creo
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
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Links:
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Related extensions:
PTC Creo Assembly Member Information Data
PTC Creo Holemaking Parameter Data
PTC Creo Manufacturing Process Data
PTC Creo Milling Parameter Data
PTC Creo Tool Motion Parameter Data
PTC Creo Route Sheet Data
PTC Creo Turning Parameter Data
PTC Creo Cutting Tool Transfer Data
PTC Creo User-defined Feature Data
.inf
Ulead Photo Explorer Thumbnail Info .inf file icon

Ulead Photo Explorer Thumbnail Info

The 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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Ulead Photo Explorer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
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Related extensions:
Ulead Photo Explorer Thumbnail Cache
Ulead Photo Explorer SlideShow Data
.inf
Inspiration Mind Mapping Data .inf file icon

Inspiration Mind Mapping Data

The INF file is an Inspiration Mind Mapping Data. Inspiration is a tool designed to help students and teachers develop ideas and organize ideas.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: Inspiration
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
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Related extensions:
Inspiration Concept Map Document
Inspiration Handheld Document
Inspiration Template Document
Inspiration Document
.inf
Adobe Type Manager Font Information .inf file icon

Adobe Type Manager Font Information

The INF file is an Adobe Type Manager Font Information. Adobe Type Manager is a tool to manage and handle OpenType and PostScript fonts.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Adobe Type Manager
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
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Related extensions:
Adobe Type Manager Data
Adobe Type Manager Preferences Data
Adobe Type Manager Type1 Fonts Script
Adobe Type Manager Japanese Font Outline
Adobe Type Manager for Mac Type1 Font
Adobe Type Manager Font Set
Adobe Type Manager Multiple-master Font Metrics Data
Adobe Type Manager Japanese Font Metrics Data
.inf
OS/2 IPF Hypertext Help System Data .inf file icon

OS/2 IPF Hypertext Help System Data

The INF file is an OS/2 IPF Hypertext Help System Data. OS/2 is a series of computer operating systems, initially created by Microsoft and IBM, then later developed by IBM exclusively.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: IBM OS/2 Warp
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
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Links:
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Related extensions:
OS/2 Warp Remote Software Update
OS/2 Warp System File
OS/2 Warp 3 System Data
OS/2 Warp Bios Data
OS/2 Warp Audio Driver
OS/2 Warp Cursor Image
OS/2 Warp Program Manager Information
OS/2 Warp Boot Logo
OS/2 Warp Display Information

Other types of files may also use the .inf file extension. If you have helpful information about .inf extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Final Fantasy XI Game Data
IFWin Project File
IGOR Pro Formatted Notebook File
Intercept Geometry File
IGOR Pro Help File
J Language Component File
id Software Music Format Data
CFAST Input Data
Delft3D Initial Bed Composition Data

The .inf filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

inv (1), inr (1), ine (1), inc (1), in (1), ijf (1), onf (1), igf (1), nf (1), if (1), knf (1), int (1), ing (1), ind (1), inb (1)

Can't open a .inf file?

If you want to open a .inf file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .inf association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.inf

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android