>> GIN file

GIN file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gin - Affymetrix Gene Information Library

The GIN data files are related to Affymetrix Genechip. GIN file is a Affymetrix Gene Information Library. This library file containing information about the probe sets, such as the gene name with which the probe set is associated.

Affymetrix Genechip
Data files
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Affymetrix Gene Information Library related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .gin file extension. Even harmful programs can create .gin files. Be especially cautious with .gin files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

gni, gib, tin, bin, vin, rin, in, hin, gih, fin, nin, ign, gun, gim, gig

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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