Files with xcf extension can be found as bitmap images saved in GIMP free image editing program.

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Software that works with xcf file extension

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XCF file extension - GIMP XCF bitmap image

What is xcf file? How to open xcf files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

xcf file icon: xcf filetype icon

The xcf file extension is related to a special bitmap format used in GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program), a freely distributed image editing program.

XCF is the default bitmap image file format of GIMP.

XCF stands for "eXperimental Computing Facility". This format is not meant for data interchange and should be converted to more common bitmap formats. 

The default software associated to xcf file type:

GIMP icon

The GIMP Team logo GIMP  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  The GIMP Team

GIMP is a free graphic and photo editor used to photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. GIMP is able to expand its features with plug-ins and extensions.

GIMP for Mac icon

The GIMP Team logo GIMP for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  The GIMP Team

GIMP for Mac is a free graphic and photo editor that allows users to retouch photos, compose images etc. GIMP is able to expand its features with plug-ins and extensions.

GIMP for Linux icon

The GIMP Team logo GIMP for Linux  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  The GIMP Team

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.

Help how to open XCF files:

Use GIMP to work with the *.xcf images.

How to convert file with extension XCF:

GIMP can export XCF format to other bitmap formats, such as JPEG or PNG.

Find conversions from xcf file:

xcf to jpeg

xcf to jpg

xcf to pdf

xcf to svg

xcf to tif

Find converter to xcf file type:

exr to xcf

ico to xcf

File identification strings:

HEX code: 67 69 6D 70 20 78 63 66 20
ASCII code: gimp xcf

List of software applications associated to the .xcf 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 xcf file, edit xcf file, convert xcf file, view xcf file, play xcf file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 of the xcf files.

  • Open xcf file
  • Save xcf file
  • Edit xcf file
  • View xcf file
  • Create xcf file
  • Print xcf file

Software that open xcf file - GIMP XCF bitmap image

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open xcf file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with xcf file by default:
GIMP small icon GIMP
Other suggested software:
Blender small icon Blender

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with xcf file by default:
GIMP for Mac small icon GIMP for Mac
Other suggested software:
Blender for Mac small icon Blender for Mac
SupremePaint Lite small icon SupremePaint Lite

Linux/Unix:

Main software associated with xcf file by default:
GIMP for Linux small icon GIMP for Linux
Other suggested software:
Blender for Linux small icon Blender for Linux

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