PIF file extension - Microsoft Windows program information
What is pif file? How to open pif files?
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The pif file extension was common file found in early versions of Windows operating system.
Short for Program Information file, these files holds information about how Windows should run a non-Windows application. For example, a *.pif file can contain instructions for executing a DOS application in the Windows environment. These instructions can include the amount of memory to use, the path to the executable file, and what type of window to use.
Introduced in 1985 in TopView text GUI for MS-DOS operating system developed by IBM and later used by Microsoft Windows 1.0 system and newer.
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Microsoft Windows is 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.
List of software applications associated to the .pif file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open pif file, edit pif file, convert pif file, view pif file, play pif file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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- Open pif file
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- Create pif file
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