How to open a file with .ini extension?

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

You'll need a new app to open this .ini file

Searching for the right program to open .ini files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.


What is .ini file 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 More recently, they have also been replaced by XML files.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 www.easyfileopener.org 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 inifiles:

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Other Text Editor
  • Microsoft Notepad
  • Microsoft WordPad
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac with Windows installed