ICO to TIFF Converter

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How to Convert ICO to TIFF?

  1. Click the “Choose Files” button to select your ICO files.
  2. Click the “Convert to TIFF” button to start the conversion.
  3. When the status change to “Done” click the “Download TIFF” button

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We use both open source and custom software to make sure our conversions are of the highest quality. In most cases, you can fine-tune conversion parameters using “Advanced Settings” (optional, look for the icon).

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Our ICO to TIFF Converter is free and works on any web browser. We guarantee file security and privacy. Files are protected with 256-bit SSL encryption and automatically deleted after 2 hours.

What is an ICO file?

ICO files contain pixel-based images that can have up to 256 x 256 pixels, 24-bit color, and 8-bit transparency. ICO files offer a convenient place to store and scale the images needed to display the icons so that Windows users can associate an image with an application.

How to open an ICO file?

Use Windows IconMaker to open, edit, and create an ICO file. CorelDRAW is an excellent program for opening, editing, and creating ICO files. To convert ICO files, consider using our online ICO Converter. Often, ICO files are converted to and from other file types to use certain images as icons or to save the icon image into an editable or portable format.


A popular program for manipulating ICO files is GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP). ICO is supported by Mac, Linux, and Windows operating systems. Other programs that can open ICO files include Microsoft Paint, Apple Preview, or IrfanView.


Developed by: Microsoft

Initial Release: 20 November 1985

Useful links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ICO_(file_format)

https://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2009/03/operating-system-interface-design-between-1981-2009/

What is a TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) file?

Tagged Image File Format (TIFF), also known as TIF, is one of the most common image file formats. The most prevalent use of TIFF files is in digital advertisements and desktop publishing. The bitmap and raster structure of TIFFs provide this file format with the flexibility to function as a container for JPEGs, image files with lossless compression, images with layers, or as pages.

How to open a TIFF file?

The most common programs to open TIFF files are Photo Viewer for Windows and Apple Preview for macOS. A free and independent program you can use is called XnView MP. You can also use our TIFF to JPG converter if you are having trouble opening tiff files.


Alternative programs such as ColorStrokes, GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), Adobe Photoshop, and ACDSee are also useful for opening and handling TIFF files.


Developed by: Aldus Corporation, now Adobe Inc.

Initial Release: 1986

Useful links:

https://www.adobe.io/open/standards/TIFF.html

https://www.file-extensions.org/tiff-file-extension

Convert Your ICO files to other formats

FreeConvert.com can convert your ICO files to these other formats: