ICG File Extension

ICG file icon
Image Comparer Results Format
  • Developer
    Bolide Software
  • Category
  • Popularity
    2.8 (5 votes)

What is ICG file?

ICG is a file extension commonly associated with Image Comparer Results Format files. Image Comparer Results Format format was developed by Bolide Software. Files with ICG extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. ICG file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1325 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports ICG files is Image Comparer. Software named Image Comparer was created by Bolide Software. In order to find more detailed information on the software and ICG files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support ICG file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support ICG files. Files with ICG 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 ICG file

How to open file with ICG extension?

Being unable to open files with ICG extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with ICG 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. Get the Image Comparer

Problems with opening and working with ICG files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ICG files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Image Comparer developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ICG files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Image Comparer installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Bolide Software website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Image Comparer to the latest version

If you already have Image Comparer installed on your systems and ICG files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. 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 Image Comparer installed, it may not support ICG format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Image Comparer.

Step 3. Assign Image Comparer to ICG files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ICG files with latest version of Image Comparer you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the ICG file
  • 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 Image Comparer installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open ICG files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ICG file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with ICG extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the ICG file is complete and free of errors

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 ICG file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the ICG is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. 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 ICG file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the ICG 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 ICG 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.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Image Comparer Results Format file.

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

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

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 Image Comparer Results Format files. It may be the case that the ICG files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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