Open ICS File format – Programs and How to

iCalendar calendar file format (Microsoft Outlook, Apple iCal) definition and 5 other types and linked programs information.


How to open ICS files

The Default file extension for .ics files type:
iCalendar calendar files format (Microsoft Outlook, Apple iCal)
ICS file suffix is related to calendar file format used by programs like Microsoft Outlook or Apple iCal. These file store calendar data.
that open ics files:
  • Google Calendar (Microsoft Windows)
  • iCal (Apple OS X)
  • Lightning (Microsoft Windows)
  • Microsoft Office (Microsoft Windows)
  • Microsoft Office Mobile (Windows Mobile)
  • Microsoft Outlook (Microsoft Windows)
  • Sunbird (Microsoft Windows)


type 2 description:
Image cytometry
Cytometry is a technique for counting, examining, and sorting microscopic particles suspended in a stream of fluid.

It allows simultaneous multiparametric analysis of the physical and/or chemical characteristics of single cells flowing through an optical and/or electronic detection apparatus.


type 3 description:
IronCAD 3D CAD files
The ICS file extension is used by 3D CAD applications IronCAD and Inovate, developed by IronCAD. The .ics files are used by the applications for 3D graphics.
that open ics files:
  • INOVATE (Microsoft Windows)
  • IronCAD (Microsoft Windows)


type 4 description:
Sony IC Recorder sound files
The ICS file suffix is used by Sony IC Recorders (ICD-R100). It contains recorded audio.
that open ics files:
  • Digital Voice Editor

(Microsoft Windows)


type 5 description:
SwiftView command files
The File extension used by SwiftView. It contains program command.
Software: SwiftView (multiplatform software)