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What are PICT files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PICT 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 PICT files.

What is a PICT file?

A .PICT file is a Macintosh Quickdraw/PICT Drawing file.

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 PICT files

We have identified three PICT openers that are compatible with this specific type of PICT file.

Programs that open Macintosh Quickdraw/PICT Drawing files

Last updated: February 24, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
Adobe Photoshop ElementsAdobe Photoshop ElementsUser submitted
Microsoft Picture ItMicrosoft Picture ItDiscontinued
QuickTime AlternativeQuickTime AlternativeUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
Storm CodecStorm CodecUser submitted
XnViewXnViewUser submitted
QT LiteQT LiteUser submitted

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