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.ICM File Extension

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File TypeImage Color Matching Profile

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This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


Contains a color settings for a specific software program or device, such as a printer or scanner; saved in a standard format that can be loaded by various programs and hardware devices; allows the same color system to be used by multiple devices and software programs, even across multiple computers.

More Information

ICM files are used by the Kodak Professional Color System and other color management systems. The "ICM" extension is often used in Windows, but color matching profiles more commonly use the .ICC extension. Both extensions are recognized by most color matching software.

An ICM file for the current display can be selected in Windows by opening the Display Control Panel and selecting "Display Properties." Then click Settings→Advanced Properties→Color Management.

Programs that open ICM files
Microsoft Color Control Panel
Adobe Photoshop CC 2015
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8
Cerious ThumbsPlus
Microsoft RAW Image Thumbnailer
Adobe Photoshop CC 2015
Apple ColorSync Utility
Updated 7/30/2015

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