HEREFile Extension .MIM Information


File Type Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Message File IconMulti-Purpose Internet Mail Message File
File Format Standard (developed by Internet Engineering Task Force)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common

Encoding used for e-mail messages and attachments that include 8-bit data or other characters besides the standard US character set; supports 8-bit content instead of the normal 7-bit messages normally sent via e-mail.

MIME files may either appear as part of the e-mail message or may show up as a separate attachment; often decoded automatically by e-mail programs, otherwise may be decoded using a separate decoding utility.

Open With

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows

IconCorel WinZip

IconMicrosoft Outlook


IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe Mac

IconMicrosoft Outlook for Mac

IconApple Mail



Updated 2007