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What are CIN files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CIN file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your CIN files.

What is a CIN file?

CIN files have multiple uses, and Calculux Indoor project is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Calculux Indoor project

These CIN files contain the calculations and formulas made in Calculux, a software developed to help lighting designers select and evaluate lighting systems. You use it to do lighting calculations, predict financial implications, select luminaires from a Philips database, calculate room dimensions, compile reports, and support light regulations.

How to open CIN files

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

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

Last updated: February 24, 2023

All known file formats using extension .CIN

While Calculux Indoor project is a popular type of CIN-file, we know of 5 different uses of the .CIN file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Cinemaware music

These CIN files contain the MIDI-like files used in Wings, a game created by Cinemaware, video game developers.

Delphine CIN Video

These CIN files contain the compressed audio and video data in a file format developed by Delphine Software. CIN is a full-motion video file used in the DOS version of Fade To Black, a video game created by Delphine.

CIN opener for Windows

We have identified one CIN opener that is compatible with this specific type of CIN file.

Id Software Quake II Cinematic Video File

These CIN files contain the cinematic videos used in Quake II, a video game developed by id Software, a game development company. Id Software released a program for you to create your own .cin cinematic files. You need to generate a series of animation sequences to create your cinematic.

Programs that open these CIN files

We have identified one CIN opener that is compatible with this specific type of CIN file.

Kodak Cineon Bitmap

We know that one CIN format is Kodak Cineon Bitmap. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Programs that open these CIN files

We have identified one CIN opener that is compatible with this specific type of CIN file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
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CX-Integrator ApplicationCX-Integrator ApplicationUser submitted
Total Video ConverterTotal Video ConverterUser submitted
E.M. Total Video PlayerE.M. Total Video PlayerUser submitted
MysticThumbsMysticThumbsUser submitted
Systweak PhotoStudioSystweak PhotoStudioUser submitted
XnViewXnViewUser submitted
PdplayerPdplayerUser submitted
E.M. PowerPoint Video ConverterE.M. PowerPoint Video ConverterUser submitted

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