What is a .MIF File And How To Open It – Adobe Systems

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Have you came across a file with the .mif extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .mif file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .MIF file?

The file extension .MIF is FrameMaker Interchange Format File. This file extension belongs to the developer Adobe Systems.

What to know

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

How to open a .MIF file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .MIF file on your operating system/device.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Adobe FrameMaker software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Adobe FrameMaker.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MIF file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Adobe FrameMaker software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .MIF file?

If you cannot open the .MIF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MIF file.mif – Pitney Bowes 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 .MIF file with the Adobe FrameMaker program on Windows.