What are MOF files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a MOF 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 MOF file?
MOF files have multiple uses, and MetaEdit Method Definition is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
MetaEdit Method Definition
MetaEdit+ enables companies to radically improve development productivity and quality by generating complete code directly from models. First, you design the modeling language with MetaEdit+ Workbench, and then other developers model with the language in MetaEdit+ Modeler.
How to open MOF files
We have identified one MOF opener that is compatible with this specific type of MOF file.
Programs that open MetaEdit Method Definition files
Last updated: February 24, 2023
All known file formats using extension .MOF
While MetaEdit Method Definition is a popular type of MOF-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .MOF file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Managed Object Format File
MOF is an acronym for Managed Object Format. Managed Object Format (MOF) is the language used to describe Common Information Model (CIM) classes when developing for Windows.
MOF files are programmed in a language similar to C++, and the files have a syntax based on the C++ programming language. They are usually associated with a related DLL file (dynamic link library), which holds the code that returns the data that has been defined in the MOF file.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested two different MOF openers which you will find listed below.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of MOF files. Remember, different programs may use MOF 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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