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.xif

File Type ScanSoft Pagis File IconScanSoft Pagis File
File Format Proprietary (Nuance Communications)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

XIF (eXtended Image Format) file format used by ScanSoft Pagis scanning software; designed to store text documents as images; an extension of the .TIFF format that separates the image into four layers:

  1. Text color layer
  2. Text layer for OCR (optical character recognition)
  3. Layer containing color image segments
  4. Background tint layer
ScanSoft is now Nuance Communications, Inc.

Open With
Windows

IconNuance OmniPage

IconNuance TextBridge Pro

IconACD Systems ACDSee

Macintosh

IconNuance OmniPage Pro X

Updated February 19, 2010
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