How to open ICN files

Did your computer fail to open an ICN file? We explain what ICN files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your ICN files.

What is an ICN file?

The ICN file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the ICN file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the ICN file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about ICN files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Generic ICN

These apps are known to open certain types of ICN files. Since many different programs may use ICN files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific ICN file.

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ACDSee ProACDSee ProUser submitted
ACDSee ApplicationACDSee ApplicationUser submitted
CompuPic ProCompuPic ProUser submitted
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ACDSee Quick ViewACDSee Quick ViewUser submitted
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Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
MasterClips MediaPaq BrowserMasterClips MediaPaq BrowserUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with ICN-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with ICN-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!