Files with GLIF extension are Glyphs in XML format for RoboFab program.

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GLIF file extension - Glyph Interchange Format

What is glif file? How to open glif files?

File type specification:

Font and typeface file type icon Font and typeface file type

The GLIF file extension is mainly related to an XML-like font format used by RoboFab. A *.glif file contains saved glyphs and glyph related data.

The Glyph Interchange Format is a simple and clear XML representation of a single glyph. 

The default software associated to glif file type:

RoboFab  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  The RoboFab developers

RoboFab is a Python library with objects that deal with data usually associated with fonts and type design. RoboFab has support for the UFO font format.

Help how to open GLIF files:

You can work with this format in RoboFab and perhaps other software that support this format.

How to convert file with extension GLIF:

As far as we know, this .glif 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 software applications associated to the .glif 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 glif file, edit glif file, convert glif file, view glif file, play glif 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 glif files.

  • Open glif file
  • Save glif file
  • Edit glif file
  • Create glif file

Software that open glif file - Glyph Interchange Format

Click on the link to get more information about RoboFab for open glif file action.


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