.INF - File Extension for Setup Information Files

Q

What is INF? INF, short name for Information, is used as the file extension for Setup Information files. .INF files are text files that can be opened by Notepad or any text editors. See the sample .INF file included below.

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File Extension: .INF

MIME Type: text/plain

File Content: Setup Information

.INF files are Setup Information files, which are used to provide program setup information. Here is a sample .INF Setup Information file, dshowext.inf:

; stub inf file to preserve legacy driver compatibility. 
; The DDK sample inf file for 
; USB webcams (Intel YC76) used to refer to this file (dshowext.inf)

[Version]
Signature="$CHICAGO$"
DriverVer=06/21/2006,6.1.7601.17514

[DSHOWEXT.Registration]

[DSHOWEXT.Registration.NT]

.INF Setup Information file sample: Click sample.inf to download.

Since .INF files are in text format, you can use Notepad or any text editor to create or modify them. No special software is needed.

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