.mim

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
Description

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
Windows

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows

IconCorel WinZip

IconMicrosoft Outlook

macOS

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe Mac

IconMicrosoft Outlook for Mac

IconApple Mail

Unix

IconKMail

Updated 2007
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