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Details of extension .vicar

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Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .vicar file?
  • Which program can create the .vicar file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .vicar format?
  • What can convert .vicar files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .vicar extension?
VICAR Image .vic file icon


VIC file is a VICAR Image. VICAR (Video Image Communication and Retrieval) is a collection of image processing programs supported by the Multimission Image Processing Laboratory (MIPL) at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), for use in manipulating and analyzing spacecraft images.
Category: Graphic files
Application: XnView
Program name: -
Mime-type: image/vicar
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
img, vicar
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Can't open a .vicar file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vicar

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

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