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.ICON File Extension

File TypeIcon Image File

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File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is an ICON file?

Contains image data for a computer icon used to represent files, folders, applications, etc; typically saved as small square bitmap image ranging from 16x16 to 256x256 pixels in size.

More Information

Most Windows Icon files use the .ICO extension. Macintosh Icon files use the .ICNS extension.

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Programs that open ICON files
Windows
Icon Craft
IconoMaker
Icon Processor
Perfect Icon
Adobe Photoshop (with Iconfactory IconBuilder plugin)
GIMP
Mac
Apple Icon Composer
Adobe Photoshop (with Iconfactory IconBuilder plugin)
GIMP
Linux
GIMP
Updated 7/2/2009

About ICON Files

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