Files that contain the ISF extension are associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The most common association is Inspiration Software, but the file extension can also be created with InfoNet, Tektronix, and ModelPress. ISF files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the file extension ISF is related to Inspiration Software, the file is a graphics file type that contains diagrams, images, text, and other elements which are necessary for creating professional presentations. Inspiration is a software application that provides a way to plan and complete projects through the use of graphic organizers.
ISF files created with InfoNet are an image file type that contains data which pertains to water and wastewater network infrastructures. InfoNet is a software application created by Wallingford Software which is used by engineers and managers in the water industry.
ISF files associated with Techtronix are a data file type that contains information for scientific instruments used for global testing. Techtronix manufactures global test equipment such as oscilloscopes which are used to determine scientific measurement and analyze scientific data.
If the ISF file extension is related to ModelPress, the file is a CAD file type that contains three dimensional images which are prepared for publication to the web. ModelPress is a software application that reads Computer Aided Design graphics and prepares the files for viewing on the Internet.
How to Open ISF Files
To open ISF files created with Inspiration Software, you can use the Inspiration program, which is available as a free trial on the Inspiration Software website. Inspiration is compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X.
ISF files that are part of the InfoNet application are an image file type that contains bitmap images which describe water infrastructures. InfoNet is available on the Innovyze website and is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.
Tektronix ISF files can be opened using the Techtronix Mixed Domain Oscilloscope with (4) 500 MHz analog channels, (16) digital channels, and (1) 3 GHz RF input. The device is available in a paid version on the Techtronix website.
If the ISF files are associated with ModelPress, you can open them using the ModelPress System, which is available as a free download on the CNET website. ModelPress is compatible with the Windows operating system version XP and higher.
You can also opt to use an open source Computer Aided Design program such as Google SketchUp to open ISF files. You may lose some of the formatting and functions; however, you will be able to open and view the contents of an ISF file.