How To Open ICO files


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It is easy to open a ICO file with Free File Opener. Just follow these steps:

  • STEP 1
    Download Free File Opener
  • STEP 2
    Click the Open button
  • STEP 3
    Select your file and click OK

That's it, you have opened your ICO file with Free File Opener!

What is a ico file?

An ICO file is a type of image file used specifically for icons used in the Windows operating system. ICO files are small and can be either black and white or full color (supporting 256 colors). Newer ICO files, introduced with Windows Vista, now store ICO files as PNG images, which allows ICO files to be stored as smaller-sized files. These are similar to JPG and PCX files.  ICO files can be customized and edited by a variety of graphics-editing software programs that are supported by Windows, Mac, and Linux. Windows supports many ICO file editing programs, such as Inkscape, Icon Edit, and IcoFX.

Open ico files with Free File Opener

If you have received a file with a ico file extension and need to open or view the file, Free File Opener can help. With Free File Opener, you have a free file viewer that allows you to open all document files quickly and easily. You can also open and view over 200 other types of files including spreadsheets, pictures, movies and music files. The best part about Free File Opener is that it is a Free download!