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

empty icon.cif - Caltech Intermediate Format file

empty icon.cif - Colombo Ipermedia data

cif icon.cif - Easy CD Creator CD image

empty icon.cif - IUCr Crystallographic Information

empty icon.cif - Corel Ventura Publisher information file

cif icon.cif - ColorImpact color scheme file

empty icon.cif - MultiAd AdCreator document file

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CIF file extension - pcAnywhere caller file

What is cif file? How to open cif files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The cif file extension is associated with the pcAnywhere remote access software that allows users to connect to remote desktop on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, developed by Symantec. The .cif file stores caller data.

The default software associated to cif file type:

pcAnywhere icon

Symantec Corporation logopcAnywhere  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Symantec Corporation

The Symantec pcAnywhere Host and Remote Standard License software provides everything you need for one computer to remotely control and access another computer, establishing a one-to-one connection.

Help how to open CIF files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension CIF:

As far as we know, this .cif file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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's database).

  • Others cif file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with cif file - pcAnywhere caller file

Click on the software link for more information about pcAnywhere. pcAnywhere uses cif file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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