The ITHMB format was created by the Apple company for purpose of iPhone and iPod with photo support. Their function is specifically defined – they store reduced size images - thumbnails, which are displayed on displays of the mentioned devices. A single ITHMB file can hold up to 25 full-colour thumbnails.
Thanks to small size of ITHMB images, navigating between them and browsing is much faster. Thumbnails also facilitate managing photos and organising, therefore maintaining order within system is easy. In order to browse thumbnails, a lower level consumption of the device resources is required, which results in saving battery energy.
ITHMB files are generated automatically while storing the image in device’s memory, e.g.: while taking photos. The ITHMB file created in this process contains a link to the full-size image which it refers to after clicking the thumbnail.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open ITHMB files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. Files with ITHMB suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ITHMB files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to IPod And IPhone Photo Thumbnails 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.
Problems with opening and working with ITHMB files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ITHMB files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install iThmb Converter or one to the listed programs: iTunes, PicsAid, iPod Transfer Photo. 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 iThmb Converter website and download the installer.
If the problems with opening ITHMB files still occur even after installing iThmb Converter, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of iThmb Converter is available. 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 ITHMB files are not compatible with iThmb Converter. The latest version of iThmb Converter should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ITHMB files with latest version of iThmb Converter 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
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the ITHMB file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
Should it happed that the ITHMB is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. ITHMB file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
Did you receive the ITHMB file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with ITHMB extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the IPod And IPhone Photo Thumbnails Format file again.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open ITHMB files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with IPod And IPhone Photo Thumbnails Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with ITHMB files affecting older versions of given software.
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