What is a .ICB File And How To Open It – Avid Technology (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .icb extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .icb file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .ICB file?

The file extension .ICB comes from Targa ICB Bitmap Image. This file extension belongs to the developer Avid Technology. This raster related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .icb file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .ICB file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .ICB file on various operating systems.

How to open a .ICB file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .icb file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ICB file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .ICB file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .icb file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ICB file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .ICB file?

If you cannot open the .ICB file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .ICB file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .icbu – Apple, .icc – International Color Consortium, .icd – Macrovision, .icd – Microsoft, .icd – IronCAD. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .ICB file with the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 program on Windows and Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 program on Mac.