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How to open .ini file extension?

File Type : Text file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .ini file extension?

.ini file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The .INI file extension is used by the configuration files used by Windows programs to initialize program settings. It contains sections for settings and preferences with each section containing one or more name and value parameters.INI files can be edited with a plain text editor, but noramlly should not be edited or altered by general users. Important: INI files were to some extent replaced by the registry database in Windows 95. More recently, they have also been replaced by XML files.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .ini files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Other Text Editor
  • Microsoft Notepad
  • Microsoft WordPad
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac with Windows installed