What is a .INI File And How To Open It – MakeMusic (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .ini extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .ini file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .INI file?

The .INI file extension is Finale Preferences File. This file extension was developed by MakeMusic. This data related file is in text format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ini file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .INI file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .INI file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .INI file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ini file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the MakeMusic Finale software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is MakeMusic Finale.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .INI file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the MakeMusic Finale software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .INI file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .ini file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the MakeMusic Finale software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is MakeMusic Finale.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .INI file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the MakeMusic Finale software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .INI file?

If you are still unable to open the .INI file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .INI file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ini – Windows Initialization File. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .INI file with the MakeMusic Finale program on Windows and MakeMusic Finale program on Mac.