The File Extensions Database


.IGO File Extension

  • Developer by: Facebook, Inc.
  • Category: Bitmap image Files

What is an .IGO file?

.IGO is Instagram JPEG picture image

The igo file extension is associated with the Instagram, a digital photo and digital video capturing and editing tool for iOS and Android operating systems as well as social network service used to share photos, pictures and videos.

The igo file stores digital photo in JPEG picture image file format.

The igo file extension is used by programmers to identify pictures that will be uploaded to Instagram through 3rd party apps.

To view content of igo file, rename IGO to JPG and view it in JPG compatible picture viewer.


How to open:

The *.igo files may be viewable in any picture image viewer. Simply rename *.igo extension to *.jpg.

How to convert:

Use any picture image converter, like XnView, IrfanView to transform *.igo files to other formats.

How to solve problems with IGO files

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