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Details of extension .ics

3 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ics file?
  • Which program can create the .ics file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ics format?
  • What can convert .ics files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ics extension?
Swiftview Imaging Command Set .ics file icon

Swiftview Imaging Command Set

ICS file is a Swiftview Imaging Command Set. The Imaging Command Set (ICS) is the primary language to configure and control SwiftView Viewer and SwiftConvert.
Category: Graphic files
Application: SwiftView Viewer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/vnd.swiftview-ics
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Compressed Swiftview Document
Swiftview Command File
iCalendar Data .ics file icon

iCalendar Data

ICS file is an iCalendar Data. iCalendar is a standard (RFC 2445 or RFC2445 Syntax Reference) for calendar data exchange. The standard is also known as iCal, which is the name of the Apple Computer calendar program that was the first software implementation of the standard.
Category: Document files
Application: Microsoft Outlook
Program name: outlook.exe
Mime-type: text/calendar
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
ical, icalendar
Related extensions:
vCalendar Document
IronCAD Scene .ics file icon

IronCAD Scene

ICS file is an IronCAD scene.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: IronCAD
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octat-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing
Autodesk Drawing eXchange File
Caligari TrueSpace Scene
WorkView3D Links
Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Information File
Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Device Interface
Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Assembly
Cadence Allegro PCB Layout
Catia Document

Other types of files may also use the .ics file extension. If you have helpful information about .ics extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

CheckInbox Settings
ClearSilver Template File
Sony Ericsson Icon Pack
Interactive Image Creator Image Project
IconUtils Icon Collection
ICEOWS Archive
ICQ Archive Data
InterCAD Document
Windows CE Remote Call Profiler Summary View

The .ics filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

isc (1), ifs (1), icz (1), icw (1), ice (1), ocs (1), ic5 (1), kcs (1), cs (1), ixs (1), iss (1), is (1), ids (1), icx (1), icq (1)

Can't open a .ics file?

If you want to open a .ics file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .ics association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ics

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android