The flif file extension is related to the FLIF (Free Lossless Image Format) an advanced compression format for digital picture images.

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FLIF file extension - Free Lossless Image Format

What is flif file? How to open flif files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The flif file extension is associated with the Free Lossless Image Format a lossless compression format for picture images and digital photos.

The FLIF uses MANIAC (Meta-Adaptive Near-zero Integer Arithmetic Coding) an algorithm for entropy coding developed by Jon Sneyers and Pieter Wuille.

FLIF features:

  • Lossless compression
  • Greyscale, RGB, RGBA
  • Color depth: up to 16 bits per channel (high dynamic range)
  • Interlaced (default) or non-interlaced
  • Interlaced files can be decoded quickly at lower quality/resolution (“Responsive By Design”)
  • Progressive decoding of partially downloaded files
  • Animation support
  • Encoding and decoding speeds are not blazingly fast, but they are in the right ballpark

Free Lossless Image Format is still not available in final version.

The default software associated to flif file type:

Free Lossless Image Format (FLIF)  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Jon Sneyers

LIF is a lossless image format based on MANIAC (Meta-Adaptive Near-zero Integer Arithmetic Coding) compression.

UGUI: FLIF  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Jon Sneyers

UGUI: FLIF is Graphical User Interface for the Free Lossless Image Format.

Help how to open FLIF files:

Use FLIF to view content of *.flif files.

How to convert file with extension FLIF:

There is no specific information in the database, about how to convert this file extension.
For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert bitmap files

List of software applications associated to the .flif file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open flif file, edit flif file, convert flif file, view flif file, play flif file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the flif files.

  • View flif file
  • Create flif file

flif file viewer - programs that view flif file - Free Lossless Image Format

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for view flif file action.


Main software associated with flif file by default:
Free Lossless Image Format (FLIF)

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