Files with ipch extension are used for the Microsoft Visual C++ software. They include pre-compiled header data.

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IPCH file extension - Microsoft Visual C++ Intellisense precompiled header file

What is ipch file? How to open ipch files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The ipch file extension is associated with the Microsoft Visual C++ integrated development environment used to develop Windows applications in C/C++ programming language. The .ipch file contains pre-compiled header data used by code help assistant called Intellisense.

The default software associated to open ipch file:

Visual C++ icon

Microsoft Corporation logoVisual C++  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Visual C++ is integrated development environment for C and C++ programming language used to create Windows and .NET applications.

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Visual Studio  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications. Visual Studio is available for Windows and Mac.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .ipch 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 .ipch file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open ipch file, edit ipch file, convert ipch file, view ipch file, play ipch 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 ipch files.

Programs that can create ipch file - Microsoft Visual C++ Intellisense precompiled header file

Programs supporting the exension ipch on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create ipch file action.

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