Open ics file

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What is ics file?

Files with ics extension are calendar data in exchange format which is widely accepted in many personal information managers and e-mail clients such as Microsoft Outlook, or Apple iCal. It is an universal format for transporting calendar data and events from one program to another.

ics file description

The ics file extension is mainly associated with Microsoft Outlook, a personal information manager, which is part of Microsoft Office, developed by Microsoft Corporation. But the ICS format is widely used by many other applications.

The ics file format is universal calendar format used by many other applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Apple iCal (Calendar), Mozilla Sunbird, and Google Calendar.

It allows users to publish and share calendar data on internet. Other users can subscribe to published calendars and import events into their own calendars. The specifications for this format are described in RFC 2445.

MIME types:
text/calendar

Software that will open ics file

Microsoft Outlook

An e-mail management tool distributed with Microsoft Office suite

Apple Calendar (iCal)

Apple's personal calendar application for Mac OS X

Other ics file extensions

ics - Image cytometry

An ics file extension is related to the cytometry file format. Cytometry is a technique for counting, examining, and sorting microscopic particles suspended in a stream of fluid.

ics - IronCAD 3D CAD data

An ics file extension is related to the IronCAD a 3D CAD solution. An ics file stores CAD model.

ics - Sony IC Recorder sound

An ics file extension is related to the Sony IC Recorder an sound recording device. An ics file stores recorded sound.

ics - SwiftView command data

An ics file extension is associated with the SwiftView, a printing and graphics viewing utility. An ics file stores command data.



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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