.ISE File Extension
File Type 1InstallShield Express Project File
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
What is a ISE file?
Project file created by InstallShield Express, a program that allows users to create Windows installers; contains project settings and code, including installation file names, target locations, and dialog settings; used to build an installation package.
NOTE: InstallShield project files created by the Premiere and Professional editions are saved as .ISM files.
File Type 2Xilinx ISE Project
File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.
.ISE File Association 2
Project file created by ISE hardware electronics design software; stores references to source files as well as project settings; used for FPGA (Field-programmable Gate Array) design.
NOTE: The ".ise" extension is used for versions 7 through 10 of the ISE software. Version 11 and later use the .XISE extension. You can convert ".ise" files into ".xise" files in version 11 of the software by selecting and choosing your ".ise" file.