A mim file extension is associated with the Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions format that specifies how electronic messages must be formatted.

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MIM file extension - Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions file

What is mim file? How to open mim files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

MIME = Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions.

It refers to an official Internet standard that specifies how messages must be formatted.

The MIME format is used to encode:

  • Text in character sets other than ASCII
  • Non-text attachments: audio, video, images, application programs etc.
  • Message bodies with multiple parts
  • Header information in non-ASCII character sets

The mime files are encoded and decoded by e-mail client. However, some compression tools, like WinZip are able to decode attachments from mime file.

Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions also use .mime file extension.

 

MIME types:
application/mime

The default software associated to mim file type:

Microsoft Outlook icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Outlook  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Outlook is e-mail management tool and personal information manager distributed with Microsoft Office suite. Outlook integrates e-mail application, calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking in to one application.

Microsoft Outlook is used as a stand-alone application and also can work with Microsoft Exchange Server and SharePoint Server.

The predecessor of Outlook was called Schedule+. The newest version is called Outlook 2016.

Microsoft Outlook for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Outlook for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Outlook for Mac is e-mail client and personal information manager distributed with Microsoft Office for Mac. Outlook for Mac contains email, calendar, address book, task list, note list managers in one application. Microsoft Outlook for Mac is a successor of Microsoft Entourage for Mac.

Help how to open MIM files:

The MIME file format is used by e-mail clients or Internet browsers.

How to convert file with extension MIM:

As far as we know, this .mim 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.

Related links:

Mime Full Overview.

List of software applications associated to the .mim file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open mim file, edit mim file, convert mim file, view mim file, play mim file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the mim files.

  • Open mim file
  • Extract mim file
  • Others mim file

Software that open mim file - Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open mim file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with mim file by default:
Microsoft Outlook small icon Microsoft Outlook
Other suggested software:
Mozilla Thunderbird small icon Mozilla Thunderbird
Microsoft Mail
Microsoft Outlook Express small icon Microsoft Outlook Express

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with mim file by default:
Microsoft Outlook for Mac small icon Microsoft Outlook for Mac
Other suggested software:
Apple Mail small icon Apple Mail
Mozilla Thunderbird for Mac small icon Mozilla Thunderbird for Mac

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