The INI file extension is related to the Google Picasa an image editing and organizing software. The *.ini file contains information about photo album.

There are 2 other file types using
the INI file extension!

ini file icon.ini - Text configuration file [common]

ini file icon.ini - Simple Exchange Rate Information file

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INI file extension - Google Picasa album info file

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File type specification:

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ini file icon: ini filetype icon

The INI file extension is also used by Google Picasa, an image organizer and image viewer for organizing and editing digital photos. An *.ini file used in Google Picasa contains album info.

As of Picasa for Windows version 71.18, all newly created *.ini files are named *.picasa.ini

The default software associated to ini file type:

Google Picasa icon

Google Inc. logo Google Picasa  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Picasa is a popular photo viewer and photo organizer developed by Google. It can also edit photos and has integrated service to share photos to Picasa Web Albums. Picasa Web Albums is also integrated to Google social network called Google+.

Picasa was developed  by Idealab in 2002. Idealab sold Picasa to Google in 2004. Picasa is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Picasa was discontinued on March 15, 2016.

Google Picasa for Mac icon

Google Inc. logo Google Picasa for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Picasa for Mac is a popular photo viewer and photo organizer developed  by Idealab in 2002, that was acquired by Google in 2004. Picasa can edit photos and has integrated service to share photos to Picasa Web Albums. Picasa Web Albums is also integrated to Google social network called Google+.

Picasa was discontinued on March 15, 2016.

Google Picasa for Linux icon

Google Inc. logo Google Picasa for Linux  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Picasa for Linux is a photo organizer, viewer, editor and converter. It has integrated service to share photos to Picasa Web Albums. Picasa Web Albums is also integrated to Google social network called Google+.

Picasa was discontinued on March 15, 2016.

Help how to open INI files:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to open this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not meant to be opened or viewed directly. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

For general information try to look at:
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How to convert file with extension INI:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

List of software applications associated to the .ini file extension

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Software that open ini file - Google Picasa album info file

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