IMA file format description
Many people share .ima files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ima file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ima files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.ima - WinImage Disk Image
The IMA disk image files are related to WinImage. IMA file is a WinImage Disk Image. WinImage is a powerful disk utility that enables users to create disk images from floppy disks, extract files from image files, create empty image files, etc.
- Disk Image files
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- WinImage Disk Image related extensions:
.ima - Zemax Image Surface Data
The IMA data files are related to ZEMAX. IMA file is a Zemax Image Surface Data. ZEMAX is the software that optical engineers and designers around the world choose for lens design, illumination, laser beam propagation, stray light, freeform optical design and many other applications.
- Data files
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- Zemax Image Surface Data related extensions:
.ima - AIM Greyscale Image
The IMA graphic files are related to XnView. IMA file is an AIM Greyscale Image. AIM (AOL Instant Messenger) is an instant messaging software.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ima file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ima files. Be especially cautious with .ima files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ima 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 .ima file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ila, imx, iha, ia, mia, lma, jma, imz, imw, iam, ma, kma, ina, imq
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- AIM Greyscale Image
- iMindMap 5 Exported Document
- Proficy Historian Archive
- DATEV Document
- Rollei RAW Image
- Correlate Knowledge Map Data
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