ICONTAINER File Extension

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CandyBar IContainer Format
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What is ICONTAINER file?

ICONTAINER is a file extension commonly associated with CandyBar IContainer Format files. CandyBar IContainer Format format was developed by Panic. Files with ICONTAINER extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS, Windows platform. ICONTAINER file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4324 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling ICONTAINER files is IconWorkshop, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. IconWorkshop software was developed by Axialis Software, and on its official website you may find more information about ICONTAINER files or the IconWorkshop software program.

Programs which support ICONTAINER file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open ICONTAINER files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with ICONTAINER 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 ICONTAINER file

How to open file with ICONTAINER extension?

Being unable to open files with ICONTAINER extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to CandyBar IContainer Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install IconWorkshop

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ICONTAINER files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select IconWorkshop or one of the recommended programs (for example, CandyBar, IconBox) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ICONTAINER files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download IconWorkshop installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Axialis Software website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update IconWorkshop to the latest version

You still cannot access ICONTAINER files although IconWorkshop is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why ICONTAINER files are not compatible with IconWorkshop. The most recent version of IconWorkshop is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate CandyBar IContainer Format files with IconWorkshop

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ICONTAINER files with latest version of IconWorkshop you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the ICONTAINER file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where IconWorkshop is installed, check the Always use this app to open ICONTAINER files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with ICONTAINER extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with ICONTAINER extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the ICONTAINER for errors

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

1. Check the ICONTAINER file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the ICONTAINER is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the ICONTAINER file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the ICONTAINER file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic ICONTAINER file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with ICONTAINER 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.

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 CandyBar IContainer Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle IconWorkshop

If the systems has insufficient resources to open ICONTAINER 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 CandyBar IContainer Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ICONTAINER files.

Conversion of a ICONTAINER file

File Conversions from ICONTAINER extension to a different format
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