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INO file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ino - Arduino Sketch

The INO development files are related to Arduino IDE. INO file is an Arduino Sketch. Arduino is an open-source electronic prototyping platform allowing to create interactive electronic objects. Software written using Arduino are called sketches. These sketches are written in the text editor. Sketches are saved with the file extension .ino.

Arduino IDE
Development files
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Arduino Sketch related extensions:
AppleScript Droplet
Mac OS X Stub Library
AppleScript Scripting Addition
AppleScript Script Bundle
AppleScript Dictionary Document
Mach-O Dynamic Library

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

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

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

ibo, igo, imo, in, ini, ink, inl, inp, io, ion, kno

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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