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.IFO File Extension

File TypeDVD-Video Disc Information File

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What is a IFO file?

An IFO file is a DVD-Video disc information file used by DVD players. It contains information referenced by the DVD player which allows users to navigate and play the contents of the DVD. IFO files work in conjunction with .VOB and .VRO files, which contain the actual audio and video data.

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An IFO file consists of headers that tell the DVD player what screen to show at startup, where each chapter starts, where audio tracks are located on the disc, etc. IFO files are often located with VOB and .BUP files on a DVD.

Common IFO Filenames

VIDEO_TS_.IFO - The name of the main IFO file that will play an entire DVD if opened.

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Programs that open IFO files
Windows
CyberLink PowerDVD 16
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 5
Corel WinDVD 11
Nero 2016
GRETECH GOM Player
IfoEdit
Mac
Apple DVD Player
Roxio Toast 15
Roxio Popcorn
Updated 11/8/2016

.IFO Extension Information

This page contains information about the file extension IFO and its known file associations. Our goal is to help you understand what a *.ifo file is and how to open it.

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