Opening MIF files

Did your computer fail to open a MIF file? We explain what MIF files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your MIF files.

What is a MIF file?

The .mif file extension is most commonly associated with Adobe FrameMaker interchange format files. FrameMaker is a software application that is 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 file. These files are used to export the FrameMaker documents in a format that can be edited by third-party software applications.

The .mif file extension is also used for Image Magick image file format files, MIDI instrument files, EarthLink e-mail message index files and Systems Management Server (SMS) Management Information Format files.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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