There are 7 other file types using
the CIF file extension!
.cif - Caltech Intermediate Format file
.cif - Colombo Ipermedia data
.cif - Easy CD Creator CD image
.cif - pcAnywhere caller file
.cif - Corel Ventura Publisher information file
.cif - ColorImpact color scheme file
.cif - MultiAd AdCreator document file
CIF file extension - IUCr Crystallographic Information file
What is cif file? How to open cif files?
File type specification:
The cif file extension is associated with The Crystallographic Information File (CIF) format. CIF is a standard for information interchange promulgated by the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr).
CIF is the recommended method for submitting publications to Acta Crystallographica Section C and reports of crystal structure determinations to other sections of Acta Crystallographica and many other journals.
The syntax of a CIF is a subset of the more general STAR File format. The CIF and STAR File approaches are used increasingly in the structural sciences for data exchange and archiving, and are having a significant influence on these activities in other fields.
The default software associated to cif file type:
Company or developer:
Crystal Impact GbR
Match! is tool used to phase identification from powder diffraction data. It compares the diffraction pattern of sample to a database containing reference patterns in order to identify the phases which are present.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .cif file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open cif file, edit cif file, convert cif file, view cif file, play cif file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Import cif file