What is a .ICS File And How To Open It – Sony (Guide)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .ics extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .ics file extension and how to open it.

What is a .ICS file?

The file extension .ICS stands for IC Recorder Sound File. This file extension was developed by Sony. The format of this audio related file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ics file on 1 platform.

How to open a .ICS file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Sony Digital Voice Player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Sony Digital Voice Player.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ICS 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Sony Digital Voice Player software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .ICS file?

If you are still unable to open the .ICS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .ICS file.ics – Internet Engineering Task Force, .ics – IronCAD. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .ICS file with the Sony Digital Voice Player program on Windows.