.XIF File Extension

ScanSoft Pagis File

Developer Nuance Communications
Popularity
3.4  |  17 Votes
Category Page Layout Files
Format Binary

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 or reference XIF files

Windows
Nuance OmniPage
Updated May 10, 2017

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