INF and HLP are two variants of a help file format associated with OS/2's "Information Presentation Facility", and used by some OS/2 applications. Files can be viewed with an OS/2 app named VIEW.EXE.
INF and HLP files are usually created by compiling a source format called IPF.
Files begin with ASCII "
HS", followed (usually?) by "
The next byte is (usually?)
0x01 for INF, or
0x10 for HLP.
- Inside INF
- Marcus Gröber's OS/2 page → inf02b.zip → INF02B.DOC: OS/2 2.x Information Presentation Facility (IPF) Data Format - version 2
- warptris.zip → WARPTRIS.INF, WARPTRIS.HLP
- zipct245.zip → ZipCntrl.inf, ZipCntrl.hlp
- DMPEGV2.ZIP → MPEGPM.HLP