What is a .IST File And How To Open It – Inspiration Software (Easy Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .ist extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .ist file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .IST file?

The .IST file extension stands for Inspiration Template. This file extension belongs to the developer Inspiration Software. The file has the binary format, and it is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ist file on 1 platform.

How to open a .IST file?

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

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .ist file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Inspiration Software Inspiration software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .IST file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

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 Inspiration Software Inspiration software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .IST file?

If you are still unable to open the .IST file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .IST file.ist – Flexera Software. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .IST file with the Inspiration Software Inspiration program on Windows.