Files with lif extension might be often encountered as special microscope images recorded by Leica instruments.

There are 6 other file types using
the LIF file extension!

empty icon.lif - CA-Clipper compressed archive

empty icon.lif - HomeWorld game texture

empty icon.lif - HP Logical Interchange Format

empty icon.lif - Game of Life pattern file

lif icon.lif - TurboTax information archive

empty icon.lif - LEGO Digital Designer resource

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LIF file extension - Leica Image Format

What is lif file? How to open lif files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

File extension lif is used for one of the main file formats in Leica LAS X microscope software for digital instruments. 

It is a graphics format used to store biological pictures together with additional metadata and other elements.

Updated: April 5, 2023

Help how to open:

Can be used in the LAS X software or in bio-formats.

How to convert:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .lif 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 lif file, edit lif file, convert lif file, view lif file, play lif file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Software that import lif file - Leica Image Format

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

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