Files with fif file extension can be usually encountered as fractal generated pictures saved in the Fractal Image Format.

There is one other file type using
the FIF file extension!

empty icon.fif - SpinRite hard disk fingerprint

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Software that open fif file

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FIF file extension - Fractal Image Format

What is fif file? How to open fif files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The fif file extension is mainly used for a special Fractal Image Format.

FIF is a bitmap compression format for storing graphic file data. Fractals are geometrically describable units originally developed by Benoit Mandelbrot in the 1960s that reflect the patterns of nature much better than traditional Euclidean geometry.

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Updated: July 5, 2024

The default software associated to open fif file:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logoXnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).

Help how to open:

Several graphics and editors, including the popular XnView should be capable of viewing or even editing of *.fif graphics.

How to convert:

Fractal generated images can be usually exported to common bitmap formats, such as JPEG, GIF or similar.

Find conversions from fif file:

fif to png

fif to tga

fif to tiff

Find converter to fif file type:

epsf to fif

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

Software that open fif file - Fractal Image Format

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

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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