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How to open .RIF file extension?

File Type : Fractal Painter Bitmap
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .RIF file extension?

.RIF file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
Image created by Corel Painter (formerly MetaCreations Painter), a program used for digital painting; may include brushstrokes, pencil sketches, image hose graphics, and various other painted elements; saved separate from the canvas so the painter can experiment with different canvas textures later. Since RIF files retain all project information, they are typically larger than standard raster image formats, such as .GIF or .JPG files. NOTE: RIF files can also be opened by Corel Painter Essentials.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .RIF files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Corel Painter 2015
  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Corel Painter 2015