KIC File Extension

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Kodak Compressed Image Format

What is KIC file?

KIC filename suffix is mostly used for Kodak Compressed Image Format files. Kodak Compressed Image Format format was developed by Kodak. KIC file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS, Windows system platform. KIC file format, along with 371 other file formats, belongs to the Raster Image Files category. Kodak EasyShare Software supports KIC files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support KIC file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support KIC files. KIC files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support KIC file

How to open file with KIC extension?

Being unable to open files with KIC extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with KIC 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. Install Kodak EasyShare Software software

Problems with opening and working with KIC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with KIC files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Kodak EasyShare Software or different compatible program, such as Kodak EasyShare. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Kodak EasyShare Software installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Kodak EasyShare Software and update if needed

If the problems with opening KIC files still occur even after installing Kodak EasyShare Software, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Kodak EasyShare Software 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 Kodak EasyShare Software installed, it may not support KIC 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 Kodak EasyShare Software.

Step 3. Associate Kodak Compressed Image Format files with Kodak EasyShare Software

If you have the latest version of Kodak EasyShare Software installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage KIC 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.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the KIC file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Kodak EasyShare Software installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open KIC files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the KIC file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with KIC extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the KIC 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 KIC file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the KIC is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the KIC file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic KIC 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 KIC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

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 Kodak Compressed Image Format file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Kodak EasyShare Software

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Kodak Compressed Image Format files. It may be the case that the KIC files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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