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Details of the .pict file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .pict file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .pict file?
  • What program do I need to open a .pict file?
  • How can the .pict file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .pict?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pict extension?
  • How can I convert .pict files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .pict?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.pict file extension details

QuickDraw Pict Image

.pict
QuickDraw Pict Image .pict file icon
Description:
PICT file is a QuickDraw Pict Image. PICT file format developed by Apple Computer in 1984. PICT files are encoded in QuickDraw commands and can hold both object-oriented images and bit-mapped images. It is supported by all graphics programs that run on Macintosh computers.
Category: Graphic files
Application: QuickTime Player
Mime-type: image/x-pict
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
PICT aliases:
pct, pic, pict2
PICT related links:
PICT related extensions:
Art Image

AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image

Windows Bitmap Image

CALS Compressed Bitmap

CorelDraw Drawing

Computer Graphics Metafile

Corel Photo-Paint Image

Windows Custom Cursor

Dr. Halo Bitmap Image

Micrografx Designer Drawing

Other types of files may also use the .pict file extension.

.pict file converters

.pict converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .pict files to other formats:

XnView, OpenOffice.org

For example, using the softwares above, a .pict file can be converted into one of the following formats:

bmp, cgm, csv, dxf, emf, eps, gif, jpg, pcd, pcx, pgm, png, ppm, pps, ppt
.pict file extension error

The .pict file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

pic, pit, ict

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

PC Paint Image
Houdini 3D Image
Atari Stad Compressed Bitmap
Pixar Image
Blazing Paddles Bitmap
PackIt Compressed Archive
QuickDraw Pict Image
Cadence ASCII Interconnect Technology File
open .pict file

Can't open a .pict file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:

example.pict

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .pict file association, check the FAQ.

.pict file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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