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Details of extension .ins

8 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ins file?
  • Which program can create the .ins file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ins format?
  • What can convert .ins files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ins extension?
.ins

Microsoft Windows Internet Settings File

INS file is a Microsoft Windows Internet Settings File. The INS file is the mechanism that Internet Explorer Administration Kit 7 (IEAK 7) uses to configure computers for broadband or dial-up Internet access. At the end of Internet sign-up, the Internet service provider (ISP) sign-up server creates an .ins file that contains the specified Internet settings and returns the file to the computer. The Internet sign-up option is not available for the Windows Vista operating system.
Category: Configuration files
Application: Microsoft Windows
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-internet-signup
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Related extensions:
Configuration File
Initialization File
.ins

Cakewalk Sonar Instrument Definition

INS file is a Cakewalk Sonar Instrument Definition. Cakewalk Sonar is a computer program made by Cakewalk for recording, editing, mixing, mastering and outputting music and other audio.
Detailed description not available
Category: Audio files
Application: Cakewalk Sonar
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Cakewalk Sonar Project
Cakewalk Sonar Bundle
Cakewalk Sonar Picture Cache
Emagic EXS-24 Instrument
Cakewalk Bundle Data
Native Instruments Kontakt Library
Native Instruments Kontakt Multi Library
Defractor Instrument
Defractor 2 Instrument
.ins

Microsoft SMS Instructions

INS file is a Microsoft Systems Management Server Instructions File. Microsoft's Systems Management Server is a comprehensive set of tools designed to aid system administrators in managing large scale deployments of Windows. SMS features an integrated centralized management scheme with support for heterogenious client environments.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Microsoft SMS Offer File
Microsoft SMS Lookup File
Microsoft SMS Distribution Manager Package
Microsoft SMS Package
Microsoft SMS Collection Membership Update
Microsoft SMS NHM Data
Microsoft SMS Proposed Site Control Data
Microsoft SMS Previous Log Data
.ins

EPSDisk Instrument File

INS file is an EPSDisk Instrument File. EPSDisk is a program for reading, writing and formatting EPS disks and images on PC. It extracts and writes individual files to DOS files.
Detailed description not available
Category: Audio files
Application: EPSDisk
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Aliases:
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Related extensions:
Ensoniq ASR File
Ensoniq EPS Instrument File
.ins

HSC-Tracker Instrument

INS file is a HSC-Tracker Instrument. HSC-Tracker is a tracker for the MS-DOS operating system developed by Electronic Rats.
Detailed description not available
Category: Audio files
Application: HSC-Tracker
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
HSC-Tracker Song
.ins

Atari 8-bit SFDN Compressed InterPainter Image

INS file is an Atari 8-bit SFDN Compressed InterPainter Image. The Atari 8-bit family is a series of 8-bit home computers introduced by Atari, Inc.
Detailed description not available
Category: Graphic files
Application: Recoil
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Commodore Amiga Sliced HAM Image
Commodore Amiga TVPaint Image
Commodore Amiga TurboSilver Image
Atari Falcon Prism Paint Image
Commodore Amiga Continuous Bitmap Image
SAM Coupe Bitmap Image
ZX Spectrum Multicolor Image
ZX Spectrum MultiArtist Image
Commodore Amiga Multi-palette Image
.ins

SHELX Instructions Data

INS file is a SHELX Instructions Data. SHELX is a set of programs for crystal structure determination from single-crystal diffraction data.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: SHELX
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
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Aliases:
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Related extensions:
SHELX Chemical Model RES Data
.ins

InstallShield Script

INS file is an InstallShield Script. InstallShield is a software tool for creating installers or software packages.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: InstallShield
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
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Links:
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Related extensions:
Universal Installer Project
InstallShield Express File
InstallShield Setup Project
InstallShield Uninstall Information
InstallShield Log
Toolbook Package Definition
InstallShield Wizard Project
InstallShield Dialog
InstallShield Object Project

Other types of files may also use the .ins file extension. If you have helpful information about .ins extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

IBIS Data
InstallShield Compiled Rules
POV-Ray Include File
Java Servlet Include
IMPlay Song
AVG Language Data
IGES Drawing
Datalogic Lighter Configuration
Altair FEKO PREFEKO Include Data

The .ins filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

uns (1), ibs (1), nis (1), kns (1), isn (1), inz (1), inq (1), in (1), ijs (1), igs (1), ns (1), lns (1), jns (1), is (1), inx (1)

Can't open a .ins file?

If you want to open a .ins file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .ins association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ins

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android