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.fif File Extension

Developer: Interwoven Systems
File type: Fractal Image File
You're here because you have a file that has a file extension ending in .fif. Files with the file extension .fif can only be launched by certain applications. It's possible that .fif files are data files rather than documents or media, which means they're not meant to be viewed at all.

what is a .fif file?

A fractal image file is implemented with digital vector graphics encoding and compression specifications originally proprietary to MediaBin, and now to Interwoven Systems, which acquired MediaBin. These fractal image files are stored in the FIF format and are appended with the .fif extension. The content of these FIF files may include digital vector graphics implemented with smaller digital visual objects called fractals. These smaller digital visual elements embedded by an author of a FIF file may also be used repeatedly within the same FIF image file, and these images can also have different sizes and dimensions. The FIF format was primarily developed for resizing these fractals within a FIF file without any image quality loss. Image patterns that can be repeated throughout the same FIF file, and fill textures among other image formatting and layout attributes can also be integrated into a FIF file. Upon the development of a FIF file, certain compression algorithms are referenced and implemented into the FIF file by the Adobe Photoshop CS6 application used to create the FIF file. This is done for the identification of usual fractals integrated into the original FIF file. The vector graphics content of the FIF file is then reconstructed to implement the efficient inclusion of the fractals in the image content of the FIF file. The Genuine Fractals add-on applet can also be used in conjunction with the Adobe Photoshop program to implement support for these fractals and FIF files.

how to open a .fif file?

Launch a .fif file, or any other file on your PC, by double-clicking it. If your file associations are set up correctly, the application that's meant to open your .fif file will open it. It's possible you may need to download or purchase the correct application. It's also possible that you have the correct application on your PC, but .fif files aren't yet associated with it. In this case, when you try to open a .fif file, you can tell Windows which application is the correct one for that file. From then on, opening a  .fif file will open the correct application. Click here to fix .fif file association errors

applications that open a .fif file

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Microsoft Windows

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Microsoft Windows

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Microsoft Windows is an image editing and managing software downloadable on Windows computers, namely Windows 7 (without SP and with SP1) and Windows XP with SP3. This software comes with new features and tools for easy, quick, fun and advanced editing of digital images. One feature that makes this program reliable for image editing is the Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine, which is an engine technology that provides faster and high quality performance. Content-Aware tools are new features designed for retouching images with ease as you can crop images without any effect, auto-correct blurriness or wide-angle lens curvatures, remove red eye, and adjust color balance like brightness and contrast. This image editor is also bundled with auto-recovery feature that can backup any unsaved images, Background Save option, Blur Gallery, Crop tool, video creation, and a whole lot more. With all these new improved features and a modern friendly-user interface, editing digital photos can never be so fun and easy without Photoshop CS6.
Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac is the version of “Creative Suite” image managing software designed exclusively for Mac computers, particularly Mac OS X v10.6 to 10.7 in 64-bit. This image editing program is bundled with a new set of features and tools, such as the Mercury Graphics Engine developed by the same company for fast and high quality image enhancing performance, Content-Aware features, intuitive re-imagined tools for movie designing, workflows, Blur Gallery, Crop tool and a whole lot more. The Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine functions in a way that it makes editing task easy and fast to complete. This also allows the sharing and migration of images with auto-recovery and Background Save options. The new Content-Aware tools are made for easy and controllable way of retouching or enhancing images that result in a more satisfied output. It basically lets any user to auto-correct images, crop them and correct wide angle lens curvatures.

a word of warning

Be careful not to rename the extension on .fif files, or any other files. This will not change the file type. Only special conversion software can change a file from one file type to another.

what is a file extension?

A file extension is the set of three or four characters at the end of a filename; in this case, .fif. File extensions tell you what type of file it is, and tell Windows what programs can open it. Windows often associates a default program to each file extension, so that when you double-click the file, the program launches automatically. When that program is no longer on your PC, you can sometimes get an error when you try to open the associated file.

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