The File Extensions Database


.IHC File Extension

  • Developer by: General Electric Company
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .IHC file?

.IHC is Proficy Historian data

The ihc file extension is used for one of the main files in Proficy Historian software from GE.

Proficy Historian is a powerful enterprise-wide data historian that collects, archives, and distributes tremendous volumes of production information at extremely high speeds.


How to open:

You can work with these files in Proficy Historian.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

How to solve problems with IHC files

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