Files with IRAF extension can be found as images from Image Reduction and Analysis Facility software bundle.

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Software that works with iraf file extension

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IRAF file extension - IRAF file

What is iraf file? How to open iraf files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The IRAF file extension is mainly related to one of the default formats used by  Image Reduction and Analysis Facility. IRAF is a collection of software written at the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) geared towards the reduction of astronomical images in pixel array form. 

The default software associated to iraf file type:

IRAF picture or screenshot

IRAF  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  NOAO

IRAF is the Image Reduction and Analysis Facility, a general purpose software system for the reduction and analysis of astronomical data. IRAF is written and supported by the National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO) in Tucson, Arizona. NOAO is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), Inc. under cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.

Help how to open IRAF files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension IRAF:

As far as we know, this .iraf 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 recommended software applications associated to the .iraf 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 iraf file, edit iraf file, convert iraf file, view iraf file, play iraf file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others iraf file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with iraf file - IRAF file

Click on the software link for more information about IRAF. IRAF uses iraf file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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