.ICO File Overview

File Extension: ICO
File Type Description: Icon File
File Type Developer: The GIMP Development Team
Primary Associated Software: GIMP
Primary Software Developer: The GIMP Development Team

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What is File Extension ICO?

The ICO file extension is a Icon File file developed originally by Apple for Apple Preview. Internal website statistics show that ICO files are most popular with users in United States and those running the Windows 10 operating system. Generally, we have found that most of these people are Google Chrome users.

Associated Developers and Software

ACD Systems ACDSee by ACD Systems
Axialis IconWorkshop by Axialis Company
Sib Icon Editor by SibCode
IconEdit2 by Dmitry Kozhinov
IvanView by IvanView
Microsoft Paint by Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Windows Photos by Microsoft Corporation
IconCool Studio by Newera Software Technology, Inc.
IrfanView by Open Source
FastStone Image Viewer by FastStone Software
GIMP by The GIMP Development Team
IcoFX by IcoFX Software
Paint 3D by Microsoft Corporation
Lemkesoft GraphicConverter by Lemkesoft
Apple Preview by Apple

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Top User Operating Systems

Windows 7 Windows 10 Windows 8.1 Windows XP

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Other File Types Related to ICO Files

Extension File Type Developer File Category File Type Description
.DIB The GIMP Development Team Raster Image Files Device Independent Bitmap File
.ICON The GIMP Development Team Raster Image Files Icon Image File
.RGB Silicon Graphics, Inc. Raster Image Files RGB Bitmap
.IM8 Sun Microsystems Raster Image Files Sun Raster Graphic File
.GIH Gimpel Software Raster Image Files GIMP Image Hose File
.DIC National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Raster Image Files DICOM Image File
.X-PNG The Pixelmator Team Raster Image Files Portable Network Graphics
.XWD Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet Raster Image Files X Windows Dump Image
.APM Adobe Systems Incorporated Raster Image Files Aldus Placeable Metafile Image
.CR2 Canon Inc. Camera Raw Files Canon Digital Camera Raw Image File

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