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the INS file extension!

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INS file extension - InstallShield script

What is ins file? How to open ins files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

File extension ins is associated with the InstallShield, a tool for Microsoft Windows that allows users to create application installation packages for Windows.

The ins file stores script written for InstallShield, used to automate processes in the InstallShield.

MIME types:

The default software associated to open ins file:

InstallShield picture or screenshot

Flexera Software, Inc. logoInstallShield  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Flexera Software, Inc.

InstallShield is utility used to create installation packages for Microsoft Windows operating system as well as for various mobile platforms.

Help how to open:

Use InstallShield to open .ins files.

How to convert:

There is probably no real way how you can convert this particular file type to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .ins file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open ins file, edit ins file, convert ins file, view ins file, play ins file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting ins files.

Software that open ins file - InstallShield script

Programs supporting the exension ins on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about InstallShield for open ins file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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