How to open IPTC files

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

What is an IPTC file?

IPTC files are XnView IPTC template files, which you can read more about below.

The IPTC file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So an IPTC opener may not be able to open all kinds of IPTC files. In this case, though, we only know of one specific use.

XnView IPTC template

Through our analysis of IPTC files, we know that one use of the format is XnView IPTC template . We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

IPTC file openers, viewers, etc.

These apps are known to open certain types of IPTC files. Remember, different programs may use IPTC 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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We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with IPTC-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 IPTC-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!