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File Type 1 Generic IconInternet Naming Service File
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon
Description

Locates IP addresses and names of computers on the Internet, often referred to as "name resolution;" translates the IP address into a name that is stored by the Windows Internet Naming Service; not meant to be manually opened or altered.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft WINS (Windows Internet Naming Service)

Updated 2007
File Type 2 Generic IconInspiration File
File Format Proprietary (Inspiration Software)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon
Description

Inspiration files are mind maps that may contain concept maps, idea maps, and webs. They are used for building graphic organization charts, which can be viewed visually or in a linear format.

Inspiration is an educational program designed to be a visual thinking and learning tool. It is often used by students to plan, research, and complete projects.

While Inspiration is primarily used for educational purposes, it can also be used for business applications. Some examples include brainstorming, project planning, process mapping, and note-taking.

Open With
Windows

IconInspiration Software Inspiration

macOS

IconInspiration Software Inspiration

Updated May 25, 2009
File Type 3 Sample Cell II Instrument Definition File IconSample Cell II Instrument Definition File
File Format Proprietary (Avid Technology)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon
Description

Contains one instrument definition and references to external audio files used by the instrument; used by both Mac and Windows platforms, but incompatible with each other.

Does not contain actual audio data.

Open With
Windows

IconSample Cell II

IconPropellerhead ReCycle

IconFMJ-Software Awave Studio

macOS

IconSample Cell II

IconPropellerhead ReCycle

Updated 2007
File Type 4 Generic IconEnsoniq Instrument
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon
Description

Format used to store instrument samples used by Ensoniq synthesizers and sound cards.

Open With
Windows

IconChicken Systems Sampler Tools

IconEnsoniq OTTO sound card

macOS

IconChicken Systems Sampler Tools

Updated 2007
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