IC2 File Extension

IC2 file icon
Medium Resolution Imagic Graphics Format

What is IC2 file?

IC2 filename suffix is mostly used for Medium Resolution Imagic Graphics Format files. Medium Resolution Imagic Graphics Format specification was created by Atari. Files with IC2 extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS platform. IC2 file belongs to the Raster Image Files category just like 363 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing IC2 files is GraphicConverter.

Programs which support IC2 file extension

Programs that can handle IC2 files are as follows. Files with IC2 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support IC2 file

How to open file with IC2 extension?

Problems with accessing IC2 may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Medium Resolution Imagic Graphics Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install GraphicConverter

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports IC2 files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install GraphicConverter. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IC2 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading GraphicConverter installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update GraphicConverter to the latest version

If the problems with opening IC2 files still occur even after installing GraphicConverter, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of GraphicConverter is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of GraphicConverter installed, it may not support IC2 format. The latest version of GraphicConverter should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign GraphicConverter to IC2 files

After installing GraphicConverter (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open IC2 files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the IC2 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where GraphicConverter is installed, check the Always use this app to open IC2 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected IC2 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select GraphicConverter and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with IC2 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the IC2 for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the IC2 file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The IC2 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the IC2 file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the IC2 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with IC2 extension is complete and error-free

If the IC2 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with IC2 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open GraphicConverter

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with IC2 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 Medium Resolution Imagic Graphics Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle IC2 files.

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