How to open .gif file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .gif file. The full name of the file is Graphical Interchange Format File. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.

.gif file extension (Graphical Interchange Format File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Raster Image Files N/A Graphical Interchange Format File
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Programs using this file extension: .gif
ADS OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Microsoft Windows Photos
  • Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 11
  • Adobe Illustrator CS6
  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6
  • Corel PaintShop Pro X5
  • ACD Systems Canvas 14
  • ACD Systems ACDSee 15
  • Laughingbird The Logo Creator
  • Nuance PaperPort 14
  • Nuance OmniPage Ultimate
  • Roxio Creator NXT Pro
  • Other picture viewer or Web browser
MAC OS
MAC
  • Apple Preview
  • Apple Safari
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 11
  • Adobe Illustrator CS6
  • Laughingbird The Logo Creator
  • Nuance OmniPage Pro X
  • Roxio Toast 11
  • Other picture viewer or Web browser
Linux
Linux
  • GIMP
  • Other picture viewer or Web browser


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