What are IST files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an IST 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 IST file?
IST files have multiple uses, and InstallShield Template is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
InstallShield Template File
Files that contain the .ist file extension are project template files for use with the InstallShield software. The InstallShield application is commonly used to create .msi Windows Installers and installation packages for Windows programs.
The .ist files created by the InstallShield software contain a template that stores default settings, design elements, directory structures, custom scripts, code, images, and text. This allows the developer creating the installation package to create packages for multiple applications without starting the development of each installation application from scratch, saving the developer time.
How to open IST files
We have identified one IST opener that is compatible with this specific type of IST file.
Programs that open InstallShield Template files
Last updated: February 24, 2023
All known file formats using extension .IST
While InstallShield Template File is a popular type of IST-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .IST file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Adobe Image Styler File
We know that one IST format is Adobe Image Styler File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different IST openers which you will find listed below.
Digitrakker Instrument File
We know that one IST format is Digitrakker Instrument File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
YSFlight Instrument Panel
We know that one IST format is YSFlight Instrument Panel. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of IST files. Remember, different programs may use IST files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|i-Pro Player||User submitted|
|Adobe ImageStyler||User submitted|
|i-Draw Player||User submitted|
|Microsoft Application Virtualization||User submitted|
|InstallShield Developer||User submitted|
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