Files with rem suffix were traditionally used encrypted files on Blackberry devices. You can encrypt them in your device or with use of Blackberry Desktop Software if you known encryption password.

There are 2 other file types using
the REM file extension!

rem file icon.rem - ACT! database maintenance file

rem file icon.rem - Borland Delphi memory swap file

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REM file extension - BlackBerry encrypted data file

What is rem file? How to open rem files?

File extension rem is most likely best known for its use in BlackBerry smartphones.

A .rem file can actually be any file format, but the .rem file suffix signalizes, that the file is encrypted using the BlackBerry smart phone. The files can be decrypted only with password used in the BB smart phone, or by the same password in the BlackBarry Desktop Software.

The default software associated to rem file type:

BlackBerry Desktop Software icon

BlackBerry (Research In Motion Limited) logo BlackBerry Desktop Software  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  BlackBerry (Research In Motion Limited)

BlackBerry Desktop Software is an integrated suite of applications that manages the link between your BlackBerry smartphone and your email account, organizer and more.

It lets you:

  • Synchronize your email and organizer information (calendar, contacts, memos and tasks) between your BlackBerry smartphone and your PC.
  • Load new applications and upgrades from your PC to the BlackBerry smartphone.
  • Back up any important information from the smartphone to your PC or restore previously saved files back to your BlackBerry smartphone.
  • Transfer files between your computer and your BlackBerry smartphone’s internal memory or optional media card external memory.
  • Migrate data from a BlackBerry smartphone, Palm Treo or Windows Mobile based device to a new BlackBerry smartphone.

BlackBerry Desktop Software is available for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet or smartphone with BlackBerry 7.1 OS and earlier.

BlackBerry devices with BlackBerry 10 OS (Z3, Z10, Z30, Passport, Q5, Q10, Classic, etc.) is recommended BlackBerry Link app used for sync data and multimedia content as well as BlackBerry Blend app used to remote your phone from PC, Mac, iPad or Android tablets.

BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac icon

BlackBerry (Research In Motion Limited) logo BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  BlackBerry (Research In Motion Limited)

BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac is application used to sync your organizer, music, photos and media files from your Mac to your BlackBerry device.1 You can also back up the data on your smartphone so that it can be restored if needed.

For devices with BlackBerry OS 10 (Z3, Z10, Z30, Passport, Q5, Q10, Classic, etc.) BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac contains BlackBerry Link app for sync data and multimedia content as well as BlackBerry Blend app used to remote your phone from PC, Mac, iPad or Android tablets.

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How to disable REM file encryption on BlackBerry

Help how to open REM files:

These .rem files can be opened only in BlackBerry smart phones or with the use of BlackBerry Desktop Software and its part Media Manager, if the user provides his encryption password.

How to convert file with extension REM:

There is no way how to convert the encrypted .rem files on BlackBerry. However, after decoding the .rem files, original files can be converted, if their format allows it.

Find conversions from rem file:

rem to 3gp

rem to doc

rem to jpeg

rem to jpg

rem to mp3

rem to mp4

rem to png

List of software applications associated to the .rem 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 rem file, edit rem file, convert rem file, view rem file, play rem file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 rem files.

  • Open rem file
  • Import rem file

Software that open rem file - BlackBerry encrypted data file

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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