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.INO File Extension

File TypeArduino Sketch File

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What is an INO file?

An INO file is a software program created with Arduino, an open-source electronics prototyping platform. It contains source code written in the Arduino programming language. INO files are used for controlling an Arduino circuit board.

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Arduino programs can be used to perform basic commands, such as making an LED blink, or complex functions, such as transmitting data over the Internet. Different Arduino boards are available for specific applications.

NOTE: Arduino 1.0 saves sketch files with the .ino extension (derived from the last three letters of "Arduino"). Previous versions of the software saved sketches with a .PDE extension.

How do I open an INO file?

Because INO files are saved as plain text, you can open them in any text editor, including:

You can also, of course, open INO files in Arudino.

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Programs that open INO files

Autodesk Tinkercad for Windows
Updated 6/29/2020

About INO Files

Our goal is to help you understand what a file with a *.ino suffix is and how to open it.

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