IC0 File Extension

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  • Developer
    Synopsys, Inc.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.3 (3 votes)

What is IC0 file?

IC0 filename suffix is mostly used for HSPICE Output files. HSPICE Output specification was created by Synopsys, Inc.. IC0 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. IC0 file format, along with 4332 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The software recommended for managing IC0 files is HSPICE. HSPICE software was developed by Synopsys, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about IC0 files or the HSPICE software program.

Programs which support IC0 file extension

The following listing features IC0-compatible programs. Files with IC0 extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support IC0 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with IC0 extension?

Problems with accessing IC0 may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with IC0 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install HSPICE software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening IC0 files is that no program that can handle IC0 files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install HSPICE. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit HSPICE website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update HSPICE to the latest version

You still cannot access IC0 files although HSPICE is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that HSPICE cannot handle files with IC0 may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of HSPICE is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open IC0 files to HSPICE

If you have the latest version of HSPICE installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage IC0 on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the IC0 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the HSPICE installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open IC0 files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected IC0 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select HSPICE and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with IC0 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the IC0 for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the IC0 file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The IC0 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the IC0 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the IC0 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the IC0 file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic IC0 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the IC0 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the HSPICE Output file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run HSPICE

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support IC0 files. Close all running programs and try opening the IC0 file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with HSPICE Output files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with IC0 files affecting older versions of given software.

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