File Extension ICS

.ICS File

File extension: ICS
File type: Calendar Data
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Notes about the ICS file extension:



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The ICS file type is primarily associated with 'iCalendar' by Apple Inc.. A standard way to store calendar informaiton in a text file on the Internet. The format is described in RFC 2445. The format is used by ICal on the Macintosh and in the Mozilla Calendar project. Other programs like Lotus Notes can also generate .ICS files for synchronizing calendars.

Detailed information for file extension ICS:


Primary association: iCalendar
Company: Apple Inc.
File classification: Text
Mime type: text/calendar
Identifying characters Hex: 42 45 47 49 4E 3A , ASCII: BEGIN:
Related links: Macintosh ICal Program, Mozilla Calendar, Apple iCalendar File Format Page, Request for Comments: 2445 Specification, Wikipedia iCalendar Page

Other applications associated with file type ICS:

  • CopyControl (Generic Copier Floppy Disk Image) by Microcosm Ltd.CopyControl is a special program-securing algoritm. It creates a floppy with one longer than normal sector, where it inserts information needed to unlock a specific program. An ICS file is a disk image of this floppy.
  • Image Cytometry
  • Inovate 3D CAD File
  • IronCAD 3D CAD File
  • Outlook (Calendar File) by Microsoft Corporation
  • SwiftView (ICS Command File) by SwiftView, Inc.ICS = Image Command Set. This is a text file (despite the MIME type) of commands to produce a distributable electronic document. Because of a naming conflict with a Microsoft product, SwiftView now suggests using .ZHP for these files. The Mime types used with this association are: application/vnd.swiftview-ics.
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Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .ICS

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: icsfile, FileType: iCalendar File, AppName: Microsoft Office Outlook

ProgramID: icsfile, FileType: iCalendar File, AppName: Microsoft Outlook
EXEFile: OUTLOOK.EXE

ProgramID: IrfanView.ics, FileType: IrfanView ICS File, AppName: IrfanView

ProgramID: Outlook.File.ics
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical

ProgramID: IrfanView.ics
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IrfanView\I_VIEW32.EXE

ProgramID: DVPlay.Document(ics)
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SONY\DIGITA~1\DVPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: vcsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkscal.exe /vcal %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WordPerfect Mail\Programs\bin\WPMail.exe -M -a%1

ProgramID: vcsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\gemeinsame dateien\microsoft shared\works shared\wkscal.exe /vcal

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: W:\OfficeXP\FILES\PFILES\MSOFFICE\OFFICE10\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OfficeXP\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~4\Office\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~4\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~4\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~3\Office\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~3\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~3\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\Office\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~1\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~1\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI699F~1\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI1933~1\Office\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI1933~1\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI1933~1\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical %1

ProgramID: OrganizerVcvIcsFile
EXEFile: D:\lotus\org6\organize\VcViewer6.exe %1

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI69DF~1\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical

ProgramID: WindowsCalendar.FileIcs.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Calendar\wincal.exe /icsfile

ProgramID: icsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI1933~1\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical

ProgramID: vcsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\File comuni\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkscal.exe /vcal

ProgramID: IrfanView.ics
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IRFANV~1\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: application/vnd.SwiftView-ICS
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SwiftView\sview.exe

ProgramID: Outlook.File.ics
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI3369~1\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE /ical

ProgramID: iCalendarfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Oracle\Calendar\OCal.exe iCal -file


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