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Informations about the GIN filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .gin filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .gin file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.gin - Affymetrix Gene Information Library

The GIN file is a Data file, which is connected to the Affymetrix Gene Information Library according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Affymetrix Gene Information Library (.gin) files can be opened or converted with the help of Affymetrix Genechip.

Format description:
GIN format description not yet available
Affymetrix Genechip
Magic string:
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Related links:
Bioinformatics Toolbox for MatLab
Related extensions:
Affymetrix Chip Description File
Affymetrix Probe Array Results File
Affymetrix Probe Array Results File
Affymetrix Image Data File
Affymetrix Experiment File
Affymetrix Grid Control File

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .gin file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .gin extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .gin files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .gin file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .gin file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .gin file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .gin file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .gin extension

The .gin filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .gin files.

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

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .gin file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .gin extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

CDRWIN Binary Data File
AWR Design Environment Project Information
Adobe RoboHelp Ignore List
Gimp Animated Brush
Corel WordPerfect Saved Find/Search
Windows CE Emulator Image

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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