File Extension Library

.IPF File Extension

  • Developer by: SPS
  • Category: Disk Image Files

What are .IPF files and how to open them?

Can't open .IPF file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .IPF file.

What is a .IPF file extension?

.IPF file extension is created by SPS. .IPF has been classified as Disk Image Files.

.IPF is Interchangeable Preservation File

Preservation format used to preserve the content of Amiga floppy disks; formatted similarly to the .IFF (Interchangeable File Format) used on Amiga systems; developed by the Software Preservation Society (SPS) as a means of saving and archiving Amiga games and programs that are no longer developed.

The IPF format was designed for use with the Commodore Amiga, but can be used with Atari and PC files as well. It may contain disk images, ROM files, or any other type of digital media.

List of all softwares that can open the Interchangeable Preservation File
File Type 2 SMS Installer Script
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Executable Files

Installer script used by Microsoft System Management Server (SMS); streamlines the installation process and offers the ability to install additional features on demand, automatically repair programs, and uninstall programs; included with Windows 2000 and Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0.

SMS can also be used to deploy Windows Installer Setup packages (.MSI files) to multiple computers at once.

List of all softwares that can open the SMS Installer Script
Microsoft System Management Server
File Type 3 iMPACT Project File
Developer by: Xilinx Category: CAD Files

Project file used by Xilinx iMPACT software, which is used for programming PLDs (programmable logic devices); contains project settings, including a configuration chain and the target device; used in the process of configuring a PLD and enables designers to reuse the same settings.

List of all softwares that can open the iMPACT Project File
Xilinx ISE Design Suite
File Type 4 PCAN-Explorer Panel File
Developer by: PEAK-System Category: Settings Files

An IPF file contains information about panels that appear in a project in PEAK PCAN-Explorer, which is a program used to communicate with CAN and CAN FD bus protocols. It stores information about panels and the different elements that make up the project layout, such as buttons, scenes, and horizontal and vertical sliders.

PEAK PCAN-Explorer is used to communicate with the CAN and CAN FD protocols, which allow microcontrollers and devices on automobile busses to communicate with each other. IPF files are created by PCAN-Explorer to store information about the visual layout of panels in a PCAN-Explorer project.

List of all softwares that can open the PCAN-Explorer Panel File
PEAK PCAN-Explorer
File Type 5 OS/2 Help File
Developer by: IBM Category: Text Files

Contains help documentation for IBM OS/2 or AIX systems; similar to a .HLP file in Windows; IPF files are referenced by the Information Presentation Facility system on OS/2 systems; help documentation may include hyperlinks that allow the user to jump from one topic to another.

The IPF format originated from the Generalized Markup Language developed by IBM. May be compiled into a viewable HLP file using the IPF Compiler (IPFC).

How to fix problems with .IPF files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .IPF files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .IPF file format
  2. You need to check the .IPF file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)