Open ico file

ico file icon Did your computer fail to open ico file? We explain what ico files are and recommend software that we know can open your ico files.

What is ico file?

An ico file extension is mainly related to an icon graphic file format used by various operating systems. An ico file stores icons at various sizes.

ico file description

The ico file extension is used for an icon graphic file format that contains icons at various sizes (16x16, 32x32, 64x64, 128x128, 512x512 pixels etc.) and various numbers of colors (16 colors, 32, 64, 128, 256, 16-bit etc.).

ICO file format is frequently used to change icons for files, folders or programs interface icons of graphical user interface (GUI) of modern operating systems.

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Software that will open ico file

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What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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