How to open CIN files

Did your computer fail to open a CIN file? We explain what CIN files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a CIN file?

We know of 5 different uses of the CIN file type, one of them being Calculux Indoor project. Read the details below.

The CIN file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a CIN opener may not be able to open all kinds of CIN files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited CIN viewer.

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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Cinemaware music

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

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Id Software Quake II Cinematic video

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. 

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Kodak Cineon bitmap

Through our analysis of CIN files, we know that one use of the format is Kodak Cineon bitmap. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

CIN file openers, viewers, etc.

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
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with CIN-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with CIN-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!