.MIF File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
FrameMaker Interchange Format File

Having trouble opening .mif extension? Don't panic! This page explains what mif files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open mif files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a MIF file?

Mif file extension has FrameMaker Interchange Format file type, developed by Adobe Systems, which is associated with the "page layout files" category.

Associated with FrameMaker, the file provides descriptions for graphics, text, and layout information. It typically comes in plain ASCII text. The file may be used for saving data from .BOOK and .FM files.

Users can apply MIF files to convert FrameMaker documents into another format, which is supported by third-party applications. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

mif file icon
Adobe Systems
File Type:
FrameMaker Interchange Format File
Page Layout Files

How to open MIF file?

Double click the mif file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .mif extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the mif extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the mif file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open MIF files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the mif file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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