The File Extensions Database


.PIN File Extension

  • Developer by: Sapper Oy
  • Category: GIS Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .PIN file?

.PIN is MNS Projection Information File

GIS file used by Master Navigation Software (MNS), a GIS navigation application; saves a collection of PROJ.4 cartographic projection data definitions in a plain text format; used for rendering maps.

Programs that open MNS Projection Information File
Windows
Sapper Oy Master Navigator Software

How to solve problems with PIN files

  • Associate the PIN file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any PIN file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.PIN files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the PIN file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .PIN is MNS Projection Information File. Because only the current version supports the latest PIN file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Sapper Oy manufacturer website after an available .PIN is MNS Projection Information File update.
  • To make sure that your PIN file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.