The ig file extension is related to the Instagram a social network and digital photo capturing tool. The ig file stores picture image in JPEG file format.

There are 2 other file types using
the IG file extension!

ig file icon.ig - Modula-3 generic interface source

ig file icon.ig - iSpy data file

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Software that works with ig file extension

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IG file extension - Instagram JPEG picture image file

What is ig file? How to open ig files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

 The ig file extension is associated with the Instagram, a digital photo camera tool for iOS and Android operating systems as well as social network service used to share photos.

The ig file stores digital photo in JPEG format. The IG file suffix is used by programmers to identify pictures that will be uploaded to Instagram through 3rd party apps.

To view content of ig file, rename IG to JPG and view it in JPG compatible picture viewer.

The default software associated to ig file type:

Instagram icon

Instagram  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Facebook, Inc.

Instagram is online digital photo, video sharing and social networking service that allows users to take pictures and videos, apply digital filters to them, and share them on a variety of social networking services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr.

Help how to open IG files:

Use any picture image viewer to view content of *.ig files.

How to convert file with extension IG:

The ig files are stored in JPG bitmap format and can be converted to other picture image file formats.

List of software applications associated to the .ig 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 ig file, edit ig file, convert ig file, view ig file, play ig 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 ig files.

  • View ig file
  • Convert ig file
  • Create ig file
  • Print ig file

ig file viewer - programs that view ig file - Instagram JPEG picture image file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for view ig file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


Main software associated with ig file by default:
Instagram small icon Instagram
Other suggested software:
XnView MP small icon XnView MP

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