.INO File Extension

Arduino Sketch File

General Information

Title INO File Extension
Extension .ino
Full Form Arduino Sketch File
File Type Source Code File
Developer Arduino
MIME Type text/plain

File Function

Primary Function Store sketches
Additional Functions Upload to Arduino boards
Features Text-based, Arduino code

File Characteristics

Quality Depends on code
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Embedded Programming Yes
Electronics Projects Yes
Educational Purposes Yes
DIY Community Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low
Best Practices Version control, Code review

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2005
Latest Version Depends on IDE

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .cpp, .h, .pde

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Arduino IDE Free Windows, Mac, Linux
PlatformIO Free, Paid Windows, Mac, Linux
Visual Studio Code Free Windows, Mac, Linux