Files with pic extension can generally be found as pictures. Many format, most of them old and obsolete. A lot of them are still viewable using XnView.

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Software that open pic file

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PIC file extension - Picture image

What is pic file? How to open pic files?

File extension pic was commonly, especially in the past, used for pictures - mostly bitmap images of various format. Most of these format were later replaced in favor of more standardized image formats, such as JPEG, GIF or PNG.

The pic images were for example used in the following programs, many of which are no longer available or supported:

  • SoftImage
  • IBM Lotus
  • Advanced Art Studio
  • PC-Paint
  • Micrografx
  • ​Bio-Rad
  • Pixar
  • PSION Series 3 PDA
  • Radiance
  • DelCam
  • Petrosys
  • Rayshade
  • IBM Storyboard
  • Handy Scanner Cameron
  • WinMIPS
  • CADdy++
  • Autodesk Animator
  • STAD
  • EnSight
  • Macintosh QuickDraw
  • Koala MicroIllustrator
  • MSX Screen 8

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Updated: March 24, 2024

The default software associated to open pic file:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logoXnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).

Help how to open:

Xnview and other picture image viewers can open many various PIC formats.

How to convert:

There is so many PIC formats in existence, that it is likely that at least some of them can be converted to standard image formats like JPG or PNG.

Find conversions from pic file:

pic to 3df

pic to 3dm

pic to eps

pic to gif

pic to jpeg

pic to jpg

pic to png

Find converter to pic file type:

bmp to pic

jpeg to pic

jpg to pic

mol to pic

nef to pic

stp to pic

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

Software that open pic file - Picture image

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


Microsoft MS-DOS:

Other operating systems or devices:

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