File Extension Library

.IPCH File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .IPCH files and how to open them?

Can't open .IPCH file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .IPCH file.

What is a .IPCH file extension?

.IPCH file extension is created by Microsoft. .IPCH has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .IPCH file is Binary.

.IPCH is Intellisense Precompiled Header File

Developer file used by Microsoft Visual C++, an IDE used for Windows C++ programming; contains precompiled header information used by Intellisense, Microsoft's code assistance module used for code hinting, documentation, and autocompletion while the programmer types source code.

For Visual C++ projects, an iPCH file is saved within the \ipch\ project subdirectory.

Visual C++ is part of Microsoft's Visual Studio development environment software.

List of all softwares that can open the Intellisense Precompiled Header File
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to fix problems with .IPCH files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .IPCH files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .IPCH file format
  2. You need to check the .IPCH file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)