.PICT File Extension

Developer:
Apple
File Type:
Picture File
Popularity:

Having trouble opening .pict extension? Don't panic! This page explains what pict files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open pict files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a PICT file?

Pict file extension has Picture file type, developed by Apple, which is associated with the "raster image files" category.

Stored using the Macintosh PICT format, the file saves bitmap and vector data. It works with thousands of different colors. In order to reduce its size, the file may be compressed with either RLE (Run-length encoding), or JPEG compression.

PICT files may also come with the .PCT extension.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

pict file icon
Developer:
Apple
File Type:
Picture File
Category:
Raster Image Files
Format:
Binary

How to open PICT file?

Double click the pict file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .pict extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the pict extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the pict file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open PICT files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the pict file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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