INP File Type

- The quick facts

What are INP files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an INP 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 INP file?

INP files have multiple uses, and MAME Input is one of them.

MAME Input File

Files that contain the .inp file extension are most commonly associated with video game replay files. These files are created by the MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) arcade emulation software.

The INP files created by the MAME software application store the replay data of a gamer's gameplay using the compressed MAME file format. This allows users to record videos of their gameplay experiences in the INP file format.

Game players often record and playback their recorded gameplay videos and share them online. In addition, INP files are often used when sharing game tips and advice online with other gamers. For example, in World of Warcraft, if a game player wants to show other players how to succeed in end-game content, they could create an INP file that shows how the strategy works.

How to open INP files

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

Programs that open MAME Input files


Last updated: May 31, 2022

More file formats using the INP extension

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

  • InPage Document
  • UAE Input Recorder Data

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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