SKIN File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a SKIN file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .SKIN files.

What is a SKIN file?

The .skin file extension is most commonly associated with skin files that are used by a variety of ASP.NET software applications. The SKIN files control the look and feel of the application interface, modifying the look and feel of the text boxes, labels and buttons. The SKIN files store information about the colors, layout, fonts and other styles for the interface.

The .skin file extension is also used for InstallShield skin files and Neoplanet skin files.

How to open SKIN files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension SKIN for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different SKIN openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension SKIN

While we know of one file format using the .SKIN file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .SKIN file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SKIN-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with SKIN-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!