What is a .WIC File And How To Open It

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .wic extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .wic file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .WIC file?

The file extension .WIC is J Wavelet Image. This raster related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .wic file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .WIC file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WIC file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 XnViewMP software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .WIC file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .WIC file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 XnViewMP software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .WIC file on Linux

To open the .wic file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the XnViewMP software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .WIC 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

Still cannot open the .WIC file?

If you are still unable to open the .WIC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .WIC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .wid – SAP, .wid – Microsoft, .widget – Microsoft, .widget – Yahoo!, .widget – HybridServerPages Group. 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 .WIC file with the XnViewMP program on Windows, XnViewMP program on Mac and XnViewMP software on Linux.