Can Unity use .ini files?

I am now taking a class on game engine coding and I saw that c++ could use "fstream" to read and write to .ini files. I like the format much better for manually reading/writing files as opposed to an XML. Is it possible for Unity to read and write to an .ini? I searched answers for .ini and only yielded two irrelevant results.

absolutely.

Here is a great script that I adapted for my save games, that uses fstream to write to .ini files:

http://wiki.unity3d.com/index.php?title=SimpleDictionary