The pinstall file extension is used by Google Picasa software, probably for some installation purposes.

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PINSTALL file extension - Google Picasa file

What is pinstall file? How to open pinstall files?

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pinstall file icon: pinstall filetype icon

The pinstall file extension is associated with Google Picasa, a software application for organizing and editing digital photos, originally created by Idealab and now owned by Google.

These pinstall files are most likely used during the installation process.

MIME: application/x-picasa-detect

The default software associated to pinstall 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 PINSTALL files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension PINSTALL:

As far as we know, this .pinstall file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .pinstall file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open pinstall file, edit pinstall file, convert pinstall file, view pinstall file, play pinstall file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pinstall file - Google Picasa file

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use pinstall file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open pinstall file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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