The File Extensions Database


.AIC File Extension

  • Category: Raster Image Files

What is an .AIC file?

.AIC is Advanced Image Coding File

Bitmap image file encoded with Advanced Image Coding; uses a compression algorithm that combines the JPEG and H.264 standards; similar to the JPEG 2000 (.JP2) format, but offers higher compression efficiency and scalability.

NOTE: AIC may also stand for "Apple Intermediate Codec," a video codec used by Apple software. These files typically have a .MOV extension.

How to solve problems with AIC files

  • Associate the AIC file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AIC file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AIC files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AIC file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .AIC is Advanced Image Coding File. Because only the current version supports the latest AIC file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .AIC is Advanced Image Coding File update.
  • To make sure that your AIC file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.