.IST File Extension

File Type 1

InstallShield Project Template File

Developer Flexera Software
3.5  |  6 Votes
Category Developer Files
Format Binary

What is an IST file?

Project template created by InstallShield, a program used to create Windows Installer (.MSI) and InstallScript-based installation packages; contains a reusable template, including default settings, code, and design elements; may include directory structures, custom scripts, default images, and text.

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IST files provide pre-formatted templates on which to base installation projects. Development teams may create and distribute one or more templates to standardize installations among multiple projects.

NOTE: IST files are created using InstallShield's Premiere and Professional editions.

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Programs that open IST files

Updated March 4, 2010
File Type 2

Inspiration Template

Developer Inspiration Software
3.0  |  5 Votes
Category Data Files
Format Binary

File created by Inspiration, an educational diagramming program; contains a template for a conceptual "mind map," which is a flowchart used for planning, researching, and completing projects.

More Information

Inspiration templates are used for creating multiple .ISF files from the same staring point.

Programs that open IST files

Updated November 5, 2010

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