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Details of extension .skein

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Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .skein file?
  • Which program can create the .skein file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .skein format?
  • What can convert .skein files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .skein extension?
Inform 7 Skein XML File .skein file icon

Inform 7 Skein XML File

The SKEIN file is an Inform 7 Skein XML File. Inform is a programming language and design system for interactive fiction originally created in 1993 by Graham Nelson.
Category: Development files
Application: Inform 7
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.i7x Inform 7 Extension Source Code
.i6t Inform 6 Template
.i7xp Inform 7 Extension Project
.ni Inform 7 Project
.i7 Inform 7 Source Code

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

.skin ASP.NET Skin Data

The .skein filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

skin (1)

Can't open a .skein file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.skein

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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android