What are SKIN files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SKIN 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 SKIN file?

SKIN files have multiple uses, and ASP.Net Skin is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

ASP.Net 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.

How to open SKIN files

Important: Different programs may use files with the SKIN file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your SKIN file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

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

Last updated: January 21, 2022

All known file formats using extension .SKIN

While ASP.Net Skin File is a popular type of SKIN-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .SKIN file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

World of Warcraft Model Skin

Another type of SKIN file is used by the World of Warcraft games.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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.

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