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IML file format description

Many people share .iml files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .iml file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .iml files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.iml - IntelliJ IDEA Module

The IML development files are related to IntelliJ IDEA. IML file is an IntelliJ IDEA Module. IntelliJ IDEA is a commercial Java IDE by JetBrains. The .iml file describes modules. It includes module paths, dependencies, order settings, etc. A project may contain multiple .iml files.

IntelliJ IDEA
Development files
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IntelliJ IDEA Module related extensions:
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Prolog Source Code
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wxBasic Source Code
IBM WebSphere Development Studio Client Profile

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

Can't open a .iml 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 .iml file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ijl, ikl, il, ill, ilm, im, im1, imi, imk, imm, imo, imp, inl, jml, kml

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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