Files with rif extension are used by Corel Painter program. They include some graphics data.

There are 5 other file types using
the RIF file extension!

empty icon.rif - Resource Interchange File Format

rif icon.rif - Rockwell ADPCM format

empty icon.rif - Raster image file format

empty icon.rif - MicroTik RouterOS dump

empty icon.rif - FRAMES receptor intakes

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RIF file extension - Corel Painter raster image file

What is rif file? How to open rif files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The rif file extension is associated with the Corel Painter. The rif file format file contains raster image.


RIF bitmap format  was used by Fractal Painter, now called Corel Painter.


The default software associated to open rif file:

Corel Painter icon

Corel Corporation logoCorel Painter  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Corel Corporation

Corel Painter is a raster graphic editor and illustrator that combines inventive drawing tools, Natural-Media brushes, image cloning capabilities and virtually unlimited customization options to one truly powerful digital art application.

Corel Painter for Mac icon

Corel Corporation logoCorel Painter for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Corel Corporation

Corel Painter for Mac is a raster-based digital art application created to simulate as accurately as possible the appearance and behavior of traditional media associated with drawing, painting, and printmaking. Latest version is 2015.

Help how to open:

Use Corel Painter to open files with rif extension.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .rif 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.

Find conversions from rif file:

rif to frm

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

Software that open rif file - Corel Painter raster image file

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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