ICA File Type

- The quick facts

What are ICA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ICA 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 an ICA file?

ICA files have multiple uses, and Citrix Independent Computer Architecture is one of them.

Citrix Independent Computer Architecture File

ICA stands for Independent Computing Architecture, and the Citrix application services use these files. They contain configuration information that allows users to store data linked between the clients and servers. This means that a user can use a software application by connecting to a remote server without having the software installed on their computer.

A user can open an ICA Citrix file without connecting to a remote server, but they will have to have the Citrix application installed on their system for the file to open correctly.

How to open ICA files

We have identified 2 ICA openers that are compatible with this specific type of ICA file.

Programs that open Citrix Independent Computer Architecture files

Citrix XenAppCitrix XenAppVerified
Citrix ReceiverCitrix ReceiverVerified

Last updated: June 29, 2022

More file formats using the ICA extension

Through our research of ICA 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.

CopyControl I.C.A. Disk Image

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Systweak PhotoStudioSystweak PhotoStudioUser submitted
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Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
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Corel InfoCentralCorel InfoCentralUser submitted
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