LIF File Extension

File Type

Leica Image Format


Leica Microsystems


Raster Image Files





Basic information about the LIF file

LIF is the extension given to files that are used in 3 operating systems such as: Linux, Mac OS, Windows. OMERO is a very common application as a tool for handling LIF files. The developer of this program is University of Dundee & Open Microscopy Environment. The ImageJ, Imaris, Leica Application Suite programs are also compatible with LIF files and can be used to open them.

LIF files fall under the Raster Image Files category. The LIF file extension can also be found in 522 in other file types and may not be supported by OMERO or similar programs. The Leica Image Format file format and the OMERO program were developed by Leica Microsystems. This particular Leica Image Format file was most likely generated by the OMERO program.

Tools that you can use to work with LIF files

LIF File Extension

LIF File Tools

What tools you can use?

We provide some of the most important tools for working with the LIF file. With their help you will be able to perform many operations on LIF files. You can easily convert the file, preview its contents, or open and edit any LIF file.

LIF File Opener

LIF opener is a very popular tool among our users. You will learn a few ways to open your LIF file. If you already open the LIF file, you will have more options to work with the file.

LIF File Viewer

To view the contents of the LIF file use the LIF Viewer tool instead of installing special software. Click on the subpage and use the form to select the file. Then our Tool will show you the contents of the file.

LIF File Converter

You can always try to convert the LIF file if you have problems with any operations. The LIF file converted to the new format may have more options for editing or processing the data contained in it.

LIF File Editor

LIF editor helps in the process of editing the data in our file. Sometimes you need to be able to fully edit the contents of the LIF file, in which case you may need to install dedicated software. Go to our editor to learn more about editing the LIF file.



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