Files with niff extension are used as standard digital format for the representation of standard musical notation.

There is one other file type using
the NIFF file extension!

empty icon.niff - NIFF Navy Image File Format

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NIFF file extension - Notation Interchange File Format

What is niff file? How to open niff files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

The niff file extension is related to Notation Interchange File Forma. NIFF was completed in the fall of 1995. This is a standard digital format for the representation of standard musical notation. The format is very flexible, allowing for simple implementations with minimal graphical information, or much more elaborate descriptions including all aspects of page layout, associated midi data, custom symbols, etc.


Help how to open:

Use Personal Composer to import niff file format data.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .niff 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.

Related links:

NIFF overview and downloads

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

Software that import niff file - Notation Interchange File Format

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

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