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How to open .pict file extension?

File Type : Image file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .pict file extension?

.pict file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
PICT files were developed in 1984 by Apple Computer for Macintosh Graphics. PICT files may contain both vector and bitmap data and can use thousands of colors. PICT files are primarily used to exchange graphics between various Macintosh applications. PICT files also supports RLE (Run-length encoding) and JPEG compression to reduce the file size. PICT file use the “.pict” extension on Macintosh but typically uses the “.pct” extension on Windows platform. Apple has replaced PICT by the more flexible .PDF format in its current operating system, Mac OS X.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .pict files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • ACD Systems ACDSee 17
  • ACD Systems Canvas 15
  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 12
  • Corel PaintShop Pro X7
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
  • Adobe Fireworks CC
  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Adobe Fireworks CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 12
  • Apple Preview
  • Lemkesoft GraphicConverter
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • Planamesa NeoOffice
  • CocoModX