.ICF File Extension

Internet Connection File

General Information

Title ICF File Extension
Extension .icf
Full Form Internet Connection File
File Type Configuration File
Developer Microsoft
MIME Type application/x-icq

File Function

Primary Function Store settings
Additional Functions Enable connectivity
Features Text-based, Readable

File Characteristics

Quality Not applicable
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable Yes

Use Cases

VPN Configuration Yes
Network Setup Yes
Dial-up Connections Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Sensitive data exposure
Best Practices Encryption, Secure storage

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Not clearly documented
Latest Version Depends on software

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .cfg, .conf, .ini

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Windows Internet Connection Services Included with OS Windows
Various VPN Software Varies Varies