The File Extensions Database

.ICD File Extension

  • Developer by: Macrovision
  • Category: Executable Files

What is an .ICD file?

.ICD is SafeDisc Encrypted Program

Executable program encrypted with SafeDisc, a disc copy prevention program for Windows games and other applications; typically saved along with an .EXE file which loads the protected ICD file.

In order for a SafeDisc-encrypted program to run, the SafeDisc authenticator must verify the SafeDisc signature on the disc. After the disc has been verified the ICD file can be decrypted and run.

NOTE: Beginning with SafeDisc 2, the loader was integrated with the main EXE file, removing the need for the ICD file.

File Type 2 Installable Client Driver File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Settings Files

An OpenGL driver that is responsible for implementing the entire OpenGL pipeline for a Windows game or application; intended for high-end video cards that include most of the OpenGL pipeline within the hardware.

NOTE: Programs that reference ICD files may produce the following error message:

The Filename.icd file is linked to missing export Dinput.dll:DirectInputCreateEx

If this error appears, Microsoft DirectX may need to be reinstalled to fix the problem.

File Type 3 IronCAD 3D Drawing File
Developer by: IronCAD Category: CAD Files

Three-dimensional drawing created by IronCAD, a 3D CAD program; contains objects, line types, styles, layers, and user defined symbols.

To create an ICD file, select "Create a new Drawing Document" when the "Welcome" dialog box appears after opening the IronCAD program. Then you'll be prompted to choose your desired drawing template and click OK. Once the template opens you can go to the IronCAD icon in the top-right, then File → Save As....

Programs that open IronCAD 3D Drawing File

How to solve problems with ICD files

  • Associate the ICD file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ICD file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ICD files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ICD 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 .ICD is SafeDisc Encrypted Program. Because only the current version supports the latest ICD file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Macrovision manufacturer website after an available .ICD is SafeDisc Encrypted Program update.
  • To make sure that your ICD file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.