ICR File Extension

ICR file icon
Image Comparer Results Format
  • Developer
    Bolide Software
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.6 (3 votes)

What is ICR file?

ICR filename suffix is mostly used for Image Comparer Results Format files. Bolide Software defined the Image Comparer Results Format format standard. ICR files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with ICR extension are categorized as Data Files files. The Data Files subset comprises 1325 various file formats. The most popular software that supports ICR files is Bolide Image Comparer.

Programs which support ICR file extension

Programs that can handle ICR files are as follows. Files with ICR 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 ICR file

How to open file with ICR extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ICR files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Image Comparer Results 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. Get the Bolide Image Comparer

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening ICR files is that no program that can handle ICR files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Bolide 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 ICR files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Bolide Image Comparer installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Bolide Image Comparer to the latest version

If the problems with opening ICR files still occur even after installing Bolide Image Comparer, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Bolide Image Comparer 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 Bolide Image Comparer installed, it may not support ICR format. The latest version of Bolide Image Comparer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Image Comparer Results Format files with Bolide Image Comparer

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the ICR file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Bolide Image Comparer is installed, check the Always use this app to open ICR files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected ICR 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 the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with ICR extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the ICR for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the ICR file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the ICR 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 ICR file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic ICR 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. When downloading the file with ICR 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 Image Comparer Results Format file again.

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

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Image Comparer Results Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ICR files.

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