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LDIF file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .ldif file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .ldif file?
  • What program do I need to open a .ldif file?
  • How can the .ldif file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .ldif files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ LDAP Data Interchange Format File

LDIF file is an LDAP Data Interchange Format File. The LDAP data interchange format (LDIF) provides you with a simple way to transfer directory information between LDAP directory servers. LDIF files hold LDAP directory entries in a simple text format.
Category: Data files
Application: AD Explorer
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
LDIF aliases:
ldf, ldi
LDIF related links:
LDIF related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .ldif file extension.

🚫 The .ldif file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ldf, dif, odif, lif, idif, mdif

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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ProWorx NXT Data Interchange File
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🔴 Can't open a .ldif file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .ldif file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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