What is a .ICF File And How To Open It – Zoom Telephonics (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .icf extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .icf file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .ICF file?

The .ICF file extension stands for Zoom Router Configuration File. It was developed by Zoom Telephonics. The format of this backup file is text.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .icf file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .ICF file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .ICF file on various operating systems.

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

The .icf file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Notepad software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ICF file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft Notepad software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .ICF file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .icf file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple TextEdit software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ICF 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apple TextEdit software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .ICF file?

If you are still unable to open the .ICF file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .ICF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .icg – Bolide Software, .icl – Microsoft, .icm – Image Color Matching Profile, .icma – Adobe Systems, .icml – Adobe Systems. 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 .ICF file with the Microsoft Notepad program on Windows and Apple TextEdit program on Mac.