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ICO file

This page contains information on the ICO file extension (Windows Icon file)

File extension.ICO
CategoryImage File
DescriptionAn ICO format is destined for storing icons in Windows. One such file can store a few icons with different size and colors for each. ICO supports square image 16 - 128 pixels. Today’s ICO version supports PNG and JPEG images integration, though icons are usually stored uncompressed. ICO supports true and high color depth, as well as fixed color palette 2 - 256 tones. The image structure is mostly similar to BMP, except the mast put on the background to implement the full image transparency.
Associated programsAdobe Photoshop
Microsoft Paint
Windows Picture and Fax Viewer
Developed byMicrosoft
MIME typeimage/x-icon
Useful linksMore detailed information on ICO files

Convert ICO files

Using CoolUtils Online ICO Converter it is possible to convert ICO files to a variety of other formats:

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