BIM file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .bim file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .bim file?
- What program do I need to open a .bim file?
- How can the .bim file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .bim files to another format?
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3 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ Zemax Binary Image Surface Data
BIM file is a Zemax Binary Image Surface Data. ZEMAX is the software that optical engineers and designers around the world choose for lens design, illumination, laser beam propagation, stray light, freeform optical design and many other applications.
✅ PLINK Extended MAP File
BIM file is a PLINK Extended MAP File. PLINK is a free, open-source whole genome association analysis toolset, designed to perform a range of basic, large-scale analyses in a computationally efficient manner.
✅ GQT Variant Metadata
BIM file is a GQT Variant Metadata. Genotype Query Tools (GQT) is command line software and a C API for indexing and querying large-scale genotype data sets like those produced by 1000 Genomes, the UK100K, and forthcoming datasets involving millions of genomes.
Other types of files may also use the .bim file extension.
🚫 The .bim file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
🔴 Can't open a .bim 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 cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .bim file association, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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