ICNS file converter How to convert ICNS file?

What is ICNS file?


ICNS file is a file that is used by the Mac OS X operating system to set up icons on the desktop. Images are converted into an ICNS file format using ImageMagick, ImageJ, or other software before they are opened in Mac OS X. ICNS files can be edited by opening them in an image editing application. This lets you convert images among different formats, resize them, or use filters.

ICNS Format details


Full Name Mac OS X Icon Resource Format
Developer Apple
Category System Files

Software, that convert ICNS files


The easiest way to convert a ICNS file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle ICNS files. Open your ICNS file with one of them and save in another file format.


ICNS Converters

  • Inkscape
  • IcoFX
  • Mac OS X
  • Preview
  • icns Browser
  • IconBox
  • 6 ICNS converters

ICNS conversions