There are 7 other file types using
the INF file extension!

inf file icon.inf - Autostart CDROM file

inf file icon.inf - Adobe Type Manager font information file

inf file icon.inf - Inspiration mind mapping file

inf file icon.inf - OS/2 IPF hypertext help system data file

inf file icon.inf - Pro/ENGINEER temporary file

inf file icon.inf - Ulead Photo Explorer thumbnail cache file

inf file icon.inf - Embroidery Color format

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INF file extension - Windows installation script

What is inf file? How to open inf files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

Email attachment blocked file type icon Email attachment blocked file type

inf file icon: inf filetype icon

The inf file extension is mainly related to Microsoft Windows operating system.

An inf file is a text file, that contains all the necessary information about the device(s) and file(s) to be installed, such as driver images, registry information, version information, and so on, to be used by the Setup components.

MIME: application/inf

The default software associated to inf file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open INF files:

Can be opened and edited in any text editor.

How to convert file with extension INF:

The *.inf files cannot be transformed to other file formats.

Related links:

About INF File Architecture

List of software applications associated to the .inf 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 inf file, edit inf file, convert inf file, view inf file, play inf 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 inf files.

  • Open inf file
  • Save inf file
  • Edit inf file
  • View inf file
  • Others inf file

Software that open inf file - Windows installation script

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open inf file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with inf file by default:
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
PSPad small icon PSPad
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad

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