SIF File Type

- The quick facts

What are SIF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SIF 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 SIF file?

SIF files have multiple uses, and Windows XP/NT Setup Info is one of them.

Windows XP/NT Setup Info File

These files contain the system setup information for the Windows NT and Windows XP operating systems. The SIF data files that are associated with these two operating systems include information about the parameters that are referenced during the software's installation process, such as target paths, user information, display resolution, network settings, and other information that is used by the operating system.

How to open SIF files

We have identified 3 SIF openers that are compatible with this specific type of SIF file.

Programs that open Windows XP/NT Setup Info files

Bitberry File OpenerBitberry File OpenerVerified

Last updated: June 29, 2022

All known file formats using extension .SIF

While Windows XP/NT Setup Info File is a popular type of SIF-file, we know of 9 different uses of the .SIF extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Synfig Project

We know that one SIF format is Synfig Project. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

SIF opener for Windows

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

Synfig StudioSynfig StudioVerified

More file formats using the SIF extension

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

  • Adobe Setup Installation File
  • NXEngine Sprite Image Format
  • Shareware Information File
  • Singularity Image Format
  • SkyOS Installation File
  • Sprite Image Format
  • Swift Interchange File

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

AkelPadAkelPadUser submitted
Sage ForecastingSage ForecastingUser submitted
SPSSPSUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
20-20 Worksheet20-20 WorksheetUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
BioLayout Express 3DBioLayout Express 3DUser submitted
Igor ProIgor ProUser submitted
ProjectSpec4ProjectSpec4User submitted
ServiceTool.ViewServiceTool.ViewUser submitted

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