AIP File

What are AIP files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AIP file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an AIP file?

AIP files have multiple uses, and Actual Installer Project is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Actual Installer Project

These AIP files contain projects created in Actual Installer, a software installer tool for Windows-based programs. A project file includes information about which files to bundle into the software installer and where they get installed on the user's system, in addition to information like registry values, uninstall options, and other features required when installing a program on a Windows PC.

How to open AIP files

Important: Different programs may use files with the AIP file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your AIP file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested seven different AIP openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: April 13, 2021

More file formats using the AIP extension

Through our research of AIP files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Advanced Installer Project

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of AIP files. Remember, different programs may use AIP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Advanced InstallerAdvanced InstallerUser submitted
LiteEditLiteEditUser submitted
Actual InstallerActual InstallerUser submitted
AutoClickExtreme ApplicationAutoClickExtreme ApplicationUser submitted
AudioSoft PlayerAudioSoft PlayerUser submitted
AusLogics Visual StylerAusLogics Visual StylerUser submitted
Nullsoft WinampNullsoft WinampUser submitted

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