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DIME file format description

Many people share .dime files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dime file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dime 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:
Windows Task Scheduler Job Object
Windows Logger Log
Microsoft BugsLayer Data
Microsoft Visual Test File
Character Set Translation Table
Mozy Restore Definition Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .dime file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dime files. Be especially cautious with .dime files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dime 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.

The .dime file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

die, dme, ime, dim

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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