>> IMS file

IMS file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ims - iMMERSiON Group Abbreviation

IMS isn't filename extension, it is the abbreviated name of release group. (iMMERSiON)

Abbreviation files
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iMMERSiON Group Abbreviation related extensions:
Razor 1911 Group Abbreviation

.ims - IMPlay Song

The IMS audio files are related to AdPlug. IMS file is an IMPlay Song.

Audio files
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IMPlay Song related extensions:
AdPlug Callus YM2151 Register Log
Ken Silverman Music
LucasArts AdLib Audio
MKJamz Audio File
AdLib MSCplay Music
AdLib Visual Composer Music

.ism - C64 Image System Multicolor Bitmap

The ISM graphic files are related to XnView. ISM file is a C64 Image System Multicolor Bitmap. The Image System (by CRL) ia a graphics system for the Commodore 64 home computer.

Graphic files
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C64 Image System Multicolor Bitmap related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
Amapi Image
Sony Mavica Picture
GoDot Image
TI-73 Bitmap

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

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

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

ihs, ijs, iks, ils, im, im5, imc, ime, imq, imw, imx, imz, ins, is, ism

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

HSC-Tracker Instrument
Marble Blast Gold Mission
ISAM Database
AIM Greyscale Image
Microsoft Windows Internet Settings File
AtariTools-800 Missile Data

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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