HIC File Type

- The quick facts

What are HIC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a HIC file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a HIC file?

HIC files have multiple uses, and HomeBrew Icon is one of them.

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We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open HIC files

Important: Different programs may use files with the HIC file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your HIC file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different HIC openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 13, 2020

More file formats using the HIC extension

Through our research of HIC files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

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Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of HIC files. Remember, different programs may use HIC files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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