MIF - Computer Definition
(1) (Maker Interchange Format) An alternate file format for a FrameMaker document. A MIF file is ASCII text, which can be created in another program and imported into FrameMaker.
(2) (Management Information File) A DMI file format that describes a hardware or software component used in a PC. It can contain data, code or both. See DMI.
(3) (Machine Interface Format) A proprietary language for configuring Ascend networking devices. Instead of setting up via menus one option at a time, a MIF file can be created with all the changes and uploaded to the unit.