.ISS File Extension

Jordan Russel
File Type:
Inno Setup Script

Having trouble opening .iss extension? Don't panic! This page explains what iss files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open iss files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a ISS file?

Iss file extension has Inno Setup Script file type, developed by Jordan Russel, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

Script files used by it are saved with the .ISS extension. They contain text commands that reference installation files, specify target installation locations, pathways, and other settings. ISS files allow users to control all aspects during the installation. These files can be edited in any text editor or with the help of the Inno Setup Compiler. The .ISS format is similar to the .INI format. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

iss file icon
Jordan Russel
File Type:
Inno Setup Script
Settings Files

How to open ISS file?

Double click the iss file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .iss extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the iss extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the iss file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open ISS files

  • Windows Windows

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the iss file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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