What is a .INS File And How To Open It – Avid Technology (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .ins extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .ins file extension and how to open it.

What is a .INS file?

The .INS file extension stands for Sample Cell II Instrument Definition File. The developer of this file extension is Avid Technology. The format of this file is binary, and it is a audio related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .INS file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .INS file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Propellerhead ReCycle software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .INS 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Propellerhead ReCycle software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .INS file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ins file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Propellerhead ReCycle software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Propellerhead ReCycle.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .INS 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: 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 Propellerhead ReCycle software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .INS file?

If you are still unable to open the .INS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .INS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ins – LaTeX Installer Script, .ins – Adlib, .ins – Microsoft, .ins – Inspiration Software. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .INS file with the Propellerhead ReCycle program on Windows and Propellerhead ReCycle program on Mac.