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Details of extension .ldif

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ldif file?
  • Which program can create the .ldif file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ldif format?
  • What can convert .ldif files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ldif extension?
LDAP Data Interchange Format File .ldif file icon

LDAP Data Interchange Format File

LDIF file is an LDAP Data Interchange Format File. The LDAP data interchange format (LDIF) provides you with a simple way to transfer directory information between LDAP directory servers. LDIF files hold LDAP directory entries in a simple text format.
Category: Data files
Application: AD Explorer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
ldf, ldi
Related extensions:

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .ldif filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dif (1), odif (1), lif (1), idif (1), mdif (1), ldf (1)

Can't open a .ldif file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ldif

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

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