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

inf icon.inf - Windows installation script [common]

inf icon.inf - Adobe Type Manager font information file

empty icon.inf - Inspiration mind mapping data

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

empty icon.inf - Pro/ENGINEER temporary data

empty icon.inf - Ulead Photo Explorer thumbnail cache file

empty icon.inf - Embroidery Color format

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INF file extension - Autostart CDROM script

What is inf file? How to open inf files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

inf file icon: inf filetype icon

The inf file extension is associated with the Autorun feature included in Microsoft Windows operating system from version Windows 95.

Autorun.inf is the primary instruction file associated with the Autorun function.

Autorun.inf itself is a simple text-based configuration file that tells the operating system which executable to start, which icon to use, and which additional menu commands to make available. In other words, autorun.inf tells Windows how to deal open the presentation and treat the contents of the CD.

Updated: May 10, 2018

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 Windows 10.

Help how to open:

Use any text editor to view content of Autorun.inf file.

How to convert:

Cannot be converted to anything else.

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 File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 - Autostart CDROM 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.

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