PICT File Type

- The quick facts

What are PICT files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PICT 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 PICT file?

A .PICT file is a Macintosh Quickdraw/PICT Drawing file. Through our analysis of PICT files, we know that one use of the format is Macintosh Quickdraw/PICT Drawing. 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.

How to open PICT files

We have identified 2 PICT openers for Windows that are compatible with this specific type of PICT file.

Programs that open Macintosh Quickdraw/PICT Drawing files

Adobe IllustratorAdobe IllustratorVerified
ACDSeeACDSeeVerified
We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Last updated: January 5, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension PICT

While we know of one file format using the .PICT file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PICT file.

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.

WinRARWinRARUser submitted
QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
Adobe Photoshop ElementsAdobe Photoshop ElementsUser submitted
Microsoft Picture ItMicrosoft Picture ItUser submitted
QuickTime AlternativeQuickTime AlternativeUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
Storm CodecStorm CodecUser submitted
XnViewXnViewUser submitted
QT LiteQT LiteUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PICT-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with PICT-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!