The dif file extension is related to the Digital Interface Format developed by Pinnacle Systems. The *.dif file stores video data.

There are 5 other file types using
the DIF file extension!

dif icon.dif - Navy DIF spreadsheet

empty icon.dif - OS/2 display information file

empty icon.dif - Diff output from Diff command script for Patch command file

dif icon.dif - DVCPRO or DV video data

empty icon.dif - MAME CHD diff saved data

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DIF file extension - Digital Interface Format

What is dif file? How to open dif files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

The dif file format is used by Pinnacle Systems Liquid Edition. Digital Interface Format is similar to DV digital video file.

The *.dif file stores video data and it is playable in the Pinnacle Studio.

The Digital Interface Format seems to be obsolete product without support from developer.

The default software associated to open dif file:

Pinnacle Studio icon

Corel Corporation logoPinnacle Studio  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Corel Corporation

Pinnacle Studio is popular video editing application for Microsoft Windows. It is distributed as a standalone application as well as bundled software with some TV tuners for computers.

Help how to open:

Many common video formats can be played back with some universal media player like VLC player. However, some highly specialized and proprietary formats may only be supported in certain players that are usually provided by the original developer.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open video and movie files

How to convert:

Generally speaking, you will need a multimedia converter if you want to convert one video format to another. You can find hundreds of converters on the internet, but their quality may vary and many may not even support every video format. So always use some of the more popular and reliable software first.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert video and movie files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .dif file extension

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

dif file players - programs that can play dif file - Digital Interface Format

Programs supporting the exension dif on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play dif file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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