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.XIF File Extension

File TypeScanSoft Pagis File

DeveloperNuance Communications
3.4 (16 Votes)
CategoryPage Layout Files

What is a XIF file?

XIF (eXtended Image Format) file originally created for the ScanSoft Pagis scanning software; designed as an extension to the .TIFF format for storing text documents as images; separates the image into four layers:

  1. Text layer for optical character recognition (OCR)
  2. Layer for text colors
  3. Color image segments layer
  4. Background tint layer
NOTE: ScanSoft is now Nuance Communications. The XIF file format is still supported by some Nuance applications.

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Programs that open XIF files

Nuance OmniPage
Updated 5/10/2017

About XIF Files

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