An icn file extension is related to the Atari ICE CIN picture image file format.

There are 3 other file types using
the ICN file extension!

icn file icon.icn - Icon language source code file

icn file icon.icn - Autodesk subsurface interpolation control file

icn file icon.icn - Icon file

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ICN file extension - Atari ICE CIN picture image

What is icn file? How to open icn files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The icn file extension is associated with the Atari 800, 400, 130, 65 XE and XL a family of 8-bit computers, released in 1979.

The icn file stores picture image in 160x192 pixels and 80 colors.

ICN files are also used by DEGAS Elite program for Atari ST computers. There are also viewable in RECOIL program.


This icn file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to icn file type:

RECOIL picture or screenshot

RECOIL  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Piotr Fusik and Adrian Matoga

RECOIL is picture image viewer of picture image formats from classic computers.

Help how to open ICN files:

Use Recoil to open *.icn files.

How to convert file with extension ICN:

As far as we know, this .icn file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .icn file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open icn file, edit icn file, convert icn file, view icn file, play icn file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the icn files.

  • View icn file
  • Print icn file

icn file viewer - programs that view icn file - Atari ICE CIN picture image

Click on the link to get more information about RECOIL for view icn file action.


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