Purpose of the .icc File Extension

The .icc File Extension ? A Brief Introduction

The term ICC is an acronym for International Color Consortium (ICC) and .icc files are those which are based on the standard defined by the ICC.

Purpose of .icc files

.icc files are setting files and contain color settings for image-editing programs, such as Photoshop. The purpose of these files is to pass information between design software, printers, and scanners, so that what you see on your screen is exactly the same as what you print or scan. .icc files ensure that the colors you see in an image-editing program and that on scanned or printed documents is the same.

Names of programs that can open .icc files

If you use Windows, you may open .icc files using any of the following programs:

  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5
  • Adobe Photoshop CS5

If you use a Mac operating system, you may open .icc files using any of the following programs:

  • Adobe Photoshop CS5

Names of other file types that use the .icc file extension

  • IronCAD catalog file
  • Apple ColorSync Profile file
  • Kodak camera file
  • Animation Softdisk file
  • ArtIcons Pro icon collection file

In case you are unable to open an .icc file type using the installed image-editing program ,then try opening the required file using FileCure, which is a tool that ensures quick opening and easy access to numerous file types, including .icc file types.