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.
2 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
.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.
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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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:
ins, mis, ihs, kms, ism, imx, imq, imc, ums, ils, ms, ijs, lms, jms, is
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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