MIF File Type

- The quick facts

What are MIF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MIF 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 MIF file?

MIF files have multiple uses, and (Frame)Maker Interchange Format is one of them.

(Frame)Maker Interchange Format

FrameMaker is a software application used to create and edit large, structured documents for authoring and publishing purposes. The MIF files are created by the FrameMaker application and contain the text, graphics, and layout information for a FrameMaker project.

These files are used to export the FrameMaker documents in a format that third-party software applications can edit.

How to open MIF files

We have identified one MIF opener that is compatible with this specific type of MIF file.

Programs that open (Frame)Maker Interchange Format files


Last updated: June 29, 2022

More file formats using the MIF extension

Through our research of MIF files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • ImageMagick Machine Independent File Format Bitmap
  • Management Information Format
  • MapInfo Interchange Format
  • Quartus Memory Initialization File
  • Symbian Machine-Readable File Graphics

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

IBM WebSphere Studio Homepage BuilderIBM WebSphere Studio Homepage BuilderUser submitted
Photomania DeluxePhotomania DeluxeUser submitted
IBM WebSphere Homepage BuilderIBM WebSphere Homepage BuilderUser submitted
SimCity Urban Renewal KitSimCity Urban Renewal KitUser submitted
DaViewDaViewUser submitted
Open WatcomOpen WatcomUser submitted
TatukGIS ViewerTatukGIS ViewerUser submitted
XnViewXnViewUser submitted
SCURKSCURKUser submitted
IBM NetObjects TopPageIBM NetObjects TopPageUser submitted

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