CIS File Type- The quick facts
What are CIS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CIS 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 a CIS file?
The CIS file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the CIS file type for different types of data.
While we do not yet describe the CIS file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.
We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about CIS files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!
How to open CIS files
Important: Different programs may use files with the CIS file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CIS file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different CIS openers which you will find listed below.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of CIS files. Remember, different programs may use CIS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.