What is a .IRF File And How To Open It – iVIEW Technology (Easy Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .irf extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .irf file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .IRF file?

The .IRF file extension is from CCTV DVR H.264 Video File. The developer of this file extension is iVIEW Technology. This video related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .irf file on 1 platform.

How to open a .IRF file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .IRF file on various operating systems.

How to open a .IRF file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .irf file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the iVIEW Technology Irftool software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .IRF file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the iVIEW Technology Irftool software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .IRF file?

If you are still unable to open the .IRF file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .IRF file.irock – Engius, .iros – Adobe Systems, .irp – Zylox Software, .irr – Irrlicht 3D Scene, .irr – Brewer Data Management Software. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .IRF file with the iVIEW Technology Irftool program on Windows.