INI File Extension

File Type

Windows Initialization Format




Settings Files





Basic information about the INI file

Files with the INI extension are found in 3 operating systems which include Linux, Mac OS, Windows. The INI extension was originally developed for the ENVI application. This is an application developed by Exelis Visual Information Solutions. Additionally, INI files can be handled by applications like Text editor, Microsoft Windows, UltraEdit, Windows Notepad.

The data in the INI files are saved in the manner characteristic for Settings Files. Files of a different type with the extension INI can be encountered on various operating systems, and their number is 1305. Windows Initialization Format is a file whose format was originally developed for the ENVI application by N/A. Modification or reading of files with the name Windows Initialization Format in many cases is done in the ENVI program. INI detailed description

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INI File Extension

What is a(n) INI file??

The initialization file (.INI) was first used in the Windows operating system and is a key part of its operation. The file is located in the root directory and can be opened by clicking on the Windows icon.

The .ini files are typically text files containing configuration settings for applications, services, libraries, etc. The INI file extension also represents a standard format for storing configuration information in text-based programming languages.

The .ini file contains general information about an application or service that can be used by all programs that use this type of files to interact with it.

INI File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

We present some basic free online tools that work with INI. Through them, you can perform many activities related to INI for free. You can easily convert the file, preview its contents, or open and edit any INI file.

INI File Opener

INI opener is a very popular tool among our users. Here's how to easily open your INI file. Opening the INI file is just the beginning. Other file operations can be the next step.

INI File Viewer

To view the contents of the INI file use the INI Viewer tool instead of installing special software. Go to the subpage, select your INI file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

INI File Converter

Try to convert the INI file to a different format if problems arise while working with the INI file. Converting the INI file will give you more options for editing the data in the file.

INI File Editor

If you want to edit the content of INI file, please use INI editor. It may happen that you will not have the full edit option and you will need to install software dedicated to making changes to the INI file. Go to our editor to learn more about editing the INI file.



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