ICB File Extension

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Targa ICB Bitmap Image

What is ICB file?

Full format name of files that use ICB extension is Targa ICB Bitmap Image. Targa ICB Bitmap Image format was developed by Avid Technology. ICB file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS, Windows system platform. Files with ICB extension are categorized as Raster Image Files files. The Raster Image Files subset comprises 363 various file formats. Users are advised to use Adobe Photoshop software for managing ICB files, although 5 other programs can also handle this type of file. Adobe Photoshop software was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated, and on its official website you may find more information about ICB files or the Adobe Photoshop software program.

Programs which support ICB file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support ICB files. Files with ICB 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 ICB file

How to open file with ICB extension?

Being unable to open files with ICB extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Targa ICB Bitmap Image 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. Install Adobe Photoshop software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening ICB files is that no program that can handle ICB files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Adobe Photoshop or one to the listed programs: ACDSee, XnView, Image Size Reducer Pro. 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 Adobe Photoshop website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Adobe Photoshop and update if needed

If the problems with opening ICB files still occur even after installing Adobe Photoshop, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Adobe Photoshop is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Adobe Photoshop cannot handle files with ICB may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Adobe Photoshop should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Targa ICB Bitmap Image files with Adobe Photoshop

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ICB files with latest version of Adobe Photoshop you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the ICB file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Adobe Photoshop is installed, check the Always use this app to open ICB 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 ICB 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 Adobe Photoshop and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with ICB extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the ICB is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper ICB file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the ICB in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the ICB is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the ICB file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. ICB file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

Did you receive the ICB file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with ICB extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Targa ICB Bitmap Image file again.

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

If the systems has insufficient resources to open ICB files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Targa ICB Bitmap Image files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ICB files.

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