What are PIP files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PIP 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 PIP file?
Files that contain the .pip file extension are used by a variety of Microsoft Office applications. These files store personalized menus and toolbars that have been created or installed by a user, allowing the associated application to display shortcut command menus of the features that are used most frequently used. When changes are made to a menu or a toolbar, the .pip file is updated.
The .pip file extension is also used for files containing compressed bitmap images. The PIP files that store these images save the images in the JPEG, JPG, JFIF and PJPEG file formats although the files are saved with the .pip extension.
How to open PIP files
Important: Different programs may use files with the PIP file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PIP file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested two different PIP openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: October 15, 2012
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PIP files. Remember, different programs may use PIP 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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