DIM file format description
Many people share .dim files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dim file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dim files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dim - Direct Internet Message Encapsulation Data
DIM file is a Direct Internet Message Encapsulation Data. Direct Internet Message Encapsulation (DIME) was a Microsoft-proposed internet standard in the early 2000s for the streaming of binary and other encapsulated data over the Internet.
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- Direct Internet Message Encapsulation Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dim file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dim files. Be especially cautious with .dim files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dim file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .dim file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
dmi, eim, dm, din, dlm, djm, wim, cim, sim, idm, dom, dkm, xim, di, vim
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- BYOND Dream Maker Icon File
- Akamai Download Manager File
- AIM Greyscale Image
- Electric Image Model
- DRM Delivery Message
- BYOND Dream Maker Source Code
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