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

inf icon.inf - Autostart CDROM script

inf icon.inf - Adobe Type Manager font information

empty icon.inf - Inspiration mind mapping data

empty icon.inf - OS/2 IPF hypertext help system data

empty icon.inf - Pro/ENGINEER temporary data

empty icon.inf - Ulead Photo Explorer thumbnail cache

empty icon.inf - Embroidery Color format

INF file extension - Windows installation script

What is inf file? How to open inf files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

Email attachment blocked file type icon Email attachment blocked file type

inf file icon: inf filetype icon

The inf file extension is mainly related to Microsoft Windows operating system.

The inf file is a text file, that contains all the necessary information about the device(s) and file(s) to be installed, such as driver images, registry information, version information, and so on, to be used by the Setup components.

MIME types:

Updated: April 18, 2024

The default software associated to open inf file:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Microsoft Windows 11.

Help how to open:

Can be opened and edited in any text editor.

How to convert:

It is highly unlikely that you would find a converter for this type of *.inf files.

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

Software that open inf file - Windows installation script

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with inf file by default:
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
PSPad small icon PSPad
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad

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