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CIN file format description

Many people share .cin files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cin file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cin files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cin - Kodak Cineon Image

CIN file is a Kodak Cineon Image. Cineon was a computer system, augmented by film scanning and recording hardware, designed by Kodak, for digital intermediate film production.In a Cineon (.cin) file, each channel (R,G,B) is 10 bits, packed 3 per 32-bit word, with two bits unused.

.cin file format description:
CIN format
Kodak Cineon
Graphic files
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Kodak Cineon Image related links:
Kodak Cineon Image related extensions:
MSX 2 Screen Bitmap
TG4 Fax Image
Zetafax Fine Resolution Fax
Samsung RAW Image
Image Object Content Architecture Format
High Resolution Continuous-tone TIFF Image

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

Can't open a .cin 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 .cin file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ci, xin, in, fin, con, cln, cim, cib, sin, icn, din, cn, ckn, cig

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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