.inf

File Type Setup Information File IconSetup Information File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Plain text configuration file that defines what files are installed with a certain software program or update; may also list the location of the files and the directories where the files are to be installed; used by the Windows operating system, or by the program or installer that includes the INF file.

Important: INF files can become infected by viruses so do not attempt to open manually.

Open With
Windows

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IconMicrosoft Notepad

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macOS

IconMacroMates TextMate

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Updated August 18, 2010
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