An lim file extension is related to the Limit compression tool. An lim file stores compressed data.

There is one other file type using
the LIM file extension!

empty icon.lim - Nikon Laboratory Imaging format

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LIM file extension - Limit compressed data

What is lim file? How to open lim files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The lim file extension is associated with the Limit a compression tool for MS-DOS operating system from Microsoft.

The lim file stores compressed archive.

The Limit seems to be obsolete product without support from developer.

This lim file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: April 5, 2023

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .lim file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 4C 4D 1A 08 00 12 10 00 80 D1 05 00 00 23 F1
ASCII code: LM

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