MCF File Type

- The quick facts

What are MCF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MCF file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a MCF file?

The .mcf file extension is most commonly used by the MasterCook recipe software programs. Versions 2, 3 and 4 of this software use the .mcf file extension. The MCF files are used to store the software's recipes, with each MCF file containing information pertaining to the recipe ingredients and cooking instructions.

The .mcf file extension is also used for Hotsauce graphic files, Mathcad font files, Watchtower Library font files, MCF Media Container files, SignIQ media collection files and TMPGEnc conversion template files.

How to open MCF files

Important: Different programs may use files with the MCF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MCF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MCF openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 13, 2020

Suggest another file format using extension MCF

While we know of one file format using the .MCF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .MCF file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of MCF files. Remember, different programs may use MCF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MCF-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
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