Files with pict suffix can be mainly be found as old pictures, from old versions of the Mac operating systems.

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Software that open pict file

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PICT file extension - Bitmap graphics file format

What is pict file? How to open pict files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

pict file icon: pict filetype icon

File extension pict is generally used for pictures. One of the most known PICT formats is a Mac graphic file format used for and for screen display in page-layout applications as an intermediary file format for transferring files between programs.

The PICT format supports RGB files with a single alpha channel, and indexed-color, grayscale, and Bitmap files without alpha channels. It is not used for printed images since the format does not carry the information needed for separations.

MIME: image/x-pict, image/pict

Updated: March 24, 2024

The default software associated to open pict file:

Mac OS X icon

Apple, Inc. logoMac OS X  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

OS X or Mac OS X is Unix-based operating system developed by Apple Inc. for Macintosh computers. It contains basic core applications for everyday use, such as Finder basic file manager, Safari for Internet browsing, QuickTime for video, iTunes for managing audio data and iPod, iOS devices management , iMessage instant messaging, Mail, Contacts, Calendar and many more.

The latest version 10.11 of OS X is called El Capitan. It is available to purchase on Mac App Store as well as is distributed with new Mac computers and notebooks. It includes features to improve the security, performance, design and usability.

OS X operating system was replaced by new macOS in 2016!

Help how to open:

Many graphics viewers and editors can open or edit .pict graphics files.

How to convert:

Much like any other raster images, even .pict graphics can be converted to other graphics formats, provided you use a converter or graphics editor with support of this format.

Find conversions from pict file:

pict to ai

pict to bmp

pict to jpeg

pict to jpg

pict to pdf

Find converter to pict file type:

jpg to pict

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

Software that open pict file - Bitmap graphics file format

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with pict file by default:
Mac OS X small icon Mac OS X
Other suggested software:
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