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.MIF File Extension

File Type 1MapInfo Interchange Format File

DeveloperPitney Bowes Software
Popularity
4.1 (7 Votes)
CategoryGIS Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a MIF file?

File format used by MapInfo mapping and geographic analysis software; saves a map visualization in a format that can be recognized by third party applications; used as an exchange format between GIS applications.

More Information

MapInfo is used for a generating visualizations of a variety of data sets, including demographics statistics, civil engineering information (roads, water mains, etc.), and business intelligence data.

NOTE: MIF files are sometimes accompanied by a .MID (MapInfo data) file that contains additional spatial data.

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Programs that open MIF files
Updated 1/17/2012

File Type 2FrameMaker Interchange Format File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
Popularity
4.0 (6 Votes)
CategoryPage Layout Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.MIF File Association 2

File created by FrameMaker, a program used to generate and manipulate large, structured documents; saved in plain ASCII text and stores all data originally from a .FM or .BOOK file; describes the document's text, graphics, and layout information.

More Information

MIF files are used for exporting FrameMaker documents into a format that can be manipulated by third-party applications and scripts. Exported MIF files can be converted back to their original FM or BOOK files without losing any information.

Programs that open MIF files
Updated 1/11/2011

File Type 3Management Information Format

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.0 (2 Votes)
CategoryMisc Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.MIF File Association 3

Defines custom system architectures that can be tested using Microsoft Systems Management Server; also known as a IDMIF file.

Programs that open MIF files
Updated 2006

About MIF Files

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