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What are ICA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ICA file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your ICA files.

What is an ICA file?

ICA files have multiple uses, and Citrix Independent Computer Architecture is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

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 two 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: July 31, 2023

All known file formats using extension .ICA

While Citrix Independent Computer Architecture File is a popular type of ICA-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .ICA file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

CopyControl I.C.A. Disk Image

We know that one ICA format is CopyControl I.C.A. Disk Image. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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

Icon Manager Icon Archive

We know that one ICA format is Icon Manager Icon Archive. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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
PagisPagisUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
IQANrunIQANrunUser submitted
Corel InfoCentralCorel InfoCentralUser submitted
PhotoPhiliaPhotoPhiliaUser submitted
My ViewPadMy ViewPadUser submitted
Guck malGuck malUser submitted
HiJaakHiJaakUser submitted

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