APIN file format description

Many people often share .apin files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .apin files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .apin files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .apin files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .apin file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.apin - Adobe InDesign Filter

The APIN data files are related to Adobe InDesign. The APIN file is an Adobe InDesign Filter. Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing (DTP) application produced by Adobe Systems.

Adobe InDesign
Data files
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Adobe InDesign Filter related extensions:
StopZilla Data
Netrun Executable List
Raskin License Data
Steam Client Dump Data
Blaise Data Model
WebSite-Watcher Bookmark List

Naturally, other applications may also use the .apin file extension. Even harmful programs can create .apin files. Be especially cautious with .apin files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .apin file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .apin file extension is often given incorrectly!

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ain, api, apib, apln, apn, pin

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .apin filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .apin:

Valve Source Compiled AI Nodegraph
Comptons 3D World Atlas Data
Adobe InDesign Plug-in
Delta Force AI Coordinates Data
Atari ST Image
Alpine APN Wallpaper

Operating systems

At DataTypes.net, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by DataTypes.net:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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