An inst file extension is related to the GOG.com, a digital distribution of video games. An inst file stores cue sheet description.

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

empty icon.inst - OOGL Object Oriented Graphics Library data

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INST file extension - GOG.com cue sheet description

What is inst file? How to open inst files?

The inst file extension is associated with the digital distribution of video games known as GOG.com (previously known as Good Old Games) owned by CD Projekt.

The inst file contains cue sheet description also known as description file for a CD-image (.bin file, for GoG.com it is a .gog file).

It is an ASCII (plain text) file that specifies how the tracks of a compact disc should be laid out. Default file extension of cue sheet description is .cue. In case of GOG. com is renamed to .inst.

The default software associated to open inst file:

Daemon Tools icon

DT Soft Ltd logoDaemon Tools  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
DT Soft Ltd

DAEMON Tools is an advanced application for Microsoft Windows that offers users one of the best optical media emulation capability in the industry.

With DAEMON Tools you can convert your physical CD/DVD disks into "virtual disks" so called "images". It also can emulate up to 4 virtual CD/DVD drives, so you can mount (insert) and unmount (eject) images. 

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.inst files.

How to convert:

On its own, conversion of *.inst files is pointless.

List of software applications associated to the .inst 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 inst file, edit inst file, convert inst file, view inst file, play inst file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 inst files.

Software that open inst file - GOG.com cue sheet description

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with inst file by default:
Daemon Tools small icon Daemon Tools
Other suggested software:
PowerISO small icon PowerISO
MagicISO small icon MagicISO

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