INT File Extension

INT file icon
SGI Integer Image

What is INT file?

An .INT is a raster image file format supported on Silicon Graphics system. While, the INT file format saves images in black and white (monochrome) format, color images on the Silicon Graphics system are saved in the SGI format. Further, each pixel content saved in the INT format is represented by integers. The INT files can be accessed using applications, such as XnViewMP on the Windows, Mac, and Linux OS.

Programs which support INT file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support INT files. Files with INT 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 INT file

How to open file with INT extension?

Problems with accessing INT may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to SGI Integer 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 ACDSee software

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

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of ACDSee

If the problems with opening INT files still occur even after installing ACDSee, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of ACDSee is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of ACDSee installed, it may not support INT format. The latest version of ACDSee should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign ACDSee to INT files

After installing ACDSee (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open INT files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

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

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected INT 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 ACDSee and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with INT extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

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

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the INT file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

Should it happed that the INT is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the INT file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the INT file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the INT file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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. If the INT file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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

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

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with SGI Integer Image file. It may be the case that the INT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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