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Details of extension .pics

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .pics file?
  • Which program can create the .pics file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .pics format?
  • What can convert .pics files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pics extension?
Apple QuickDraw PICT Drawing Sequence .pics file icon

Apple QuickDraw PICT Drawing Sequence

The PICS file is an Apple QuickDraw PICT Drawing Sequence. Apple QuickDraw is a two-dimensional graphics system.
Detailed description not available
Category: Graphic files
Application: Apple QuickDraw
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Landmark Zycor Graphics File
Libvips VIPS Image
Thumbs Plus Viewer Graphics Data
eYaViewer Graphic
LERC Image

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

IronCAD Scene
PS2DIS Project
KDevelop Persistent Code Store
Atari Stad Compressed Bitmap

The .pics filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pis (1), pic (1), ics (1), pkcs (1), pids (1), pcs (1)

Can't open a .pics file?

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

Windows can't open this file:


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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android