Files with xip file extension are associated with the Photo Mechanic image browser. A xip file contains metadata.

There are 4 other file types using
the XIP file extension!

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XIP file extension - Photo Mechanic metadata

What is xip file? How to open xip files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The xip file extension is related to the Photo Mechanic, an image browser for Microsoft Windows and macOS (OS X) operating systems, developed by Camera Bits company.

The xip file contains metadata from Photo Mechanics.

Updated: September 11, 2019

The default software associated to open xip file:

Photo Mechanic picture or screenshot

Photo Mechanic  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Camera Bits

Photo Mechanic is image browser that lets users view digital photos with convenience and speed. Photo Mechanic’s super fast browsing and its ability to quickly Ingest, Edit, and Export your photos, takes the hard work out of your workflow.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .xip 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 xip file, edit xip file, convert xip file, view xip file, play xip file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with xip file - Photo Mechanic metadata

Click on the software link for more information about Photo Mechanic. Photo Mechanic uses xip file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).


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