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SKIM file extension

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

  • What is the .skim file?
  • What program do I need to open a .skim file?
  • How can the .skim file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .skim files to another format?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .skim?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .skim extension?

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

.skim file extension details

Skim Notes File

Skim Notes File .skim file icon
SKIM file is a Skim Notes File. Skim is a free and open-source PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file.
Category: Data files
Application: Skim
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
SKIM aliases:
SKIM related links:
SKIM related extensions:

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

.skim file extension error

The .skim file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

skm, sim, kim, slim, skin, ski

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

SKM Video
SketchUp Material File
Steam Game Backup Metadata
Aurora Image
CARE-S InfoWorks Simulation Parameters Data
Commodore KIM-1 Image
RenderMan Slim Script
Simile Model
Motorola Phone Theme Skin
Help and Manual Viewer Template
open .skim file

Can't open a .skim 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 .skim file association, check the FAQ.

.skim file extension

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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.skim file extension

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