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IML file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .iml file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .iml file?
  • What program do I need to open a .iml file?
  • How can the .iml file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .iml files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ IntelliJ IDEA Module

IML file is a IntelliJ IDEA Module. IntelliJ IDEA is a commercial Java IDE by JetBrains. The .iml file describes modules. It includes module paths, dependencies, order settings, etc. A project may contain multiple .iml files.
Application: IntelliJ IDEA
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
IML aliases:
IML related links:
IML related extensions:
IntelliJ IDEA Workspace

IntelliJ IDEA Project

Other types of files may also use the .iml file extension.

🚫 The .iml file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ijl, ikl, il, ill, ilm, im, imi, imk, imm, imo, imp, inl, jml, kml, lml

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

AIM Greyscale Image
CALS Compressed Bitmap
Magellan eXplorist Map Image
Commodore 64 Micro Illustrator Image
Log Markup Language Document
Micro Illustrator Uncompressed Image
PTC Creo Milling Parameter Data
OCaml Source Code
Cadence SKILL File
IL Source Code

🔴 Can't open a .iml 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 .iml 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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