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PICT file format description

Many people share .pict files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .pict file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .pict files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pict - QuickDraw Pict Image

The PICT graphic files are related to QuickTime Player. PICT file is a QuickDraw Pict Image. PICT file format developed by Apple Computer in 1984. PICT files are encoded in QuickDraw commands and can hold both object-oriented images and bit-mapped images. It is supported by all graphics programs that run on Macintosh computers.

QuickTime Player
Graphic files
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pct, pic, pict2
QuickDraw Pict Image related extensions:
Zeiss AxioVision Image
ZAP Meta Image
NIS-Elements Image Sequence
Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX Image
eXtended Triton Format File
TuneUp Utilities Startup Logo

.brus - Commodore 128 Basic 8 Image

The BRUS graphic files are related to Recoil. BRUS file is a Commodore 128 Basic 8 Image. The Commodore 128 (C128) is the last 8-bit home computer that was commercially released by Commodore Business Machines (CBM).

Graphic files
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Commodore 128 Basic 8 Image related extensions:
Commodore 64 8x8 Font Data
Commodore 64 SEUCK Sprite Image
Atari 8-bit Anime 4ever Image
Commodore Amiga AMOS Bitmap
Commodore Amiga Continuous Bitmap Image
Commodore 64 AFLI-editor Image

Naturally, other applications may also use the .pict file extension. Even harmful programs can create .pict files. Be especially cautious with .pict files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .pict file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .pict file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ict, pct, pic, pit

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Houdini 3D Image
Electronika BK Bitmap Image
Cadence ASCII Interconnect Technology File
Atari Stad Compressed Bitmap
NEC PC-88 VA PIC Image
PackIt Compressed Archive

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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