ZIM file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .zim file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .zim file?
- What program do I need to open a .zim file?
- How can the .zim file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .zim files to another format?
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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ OpenZIM Archive
ZIM file is an OpenZIM Archive. The OpenZIM project proposes offline storage solutions for content coming from the Web.
✅ NEC PC-98 Kid98 Image
ZIM file is a NEC PC-98 Kid98 Image. The PC-98 is a lineup of Japanese 16-bit and 32-bit personal computers manufactured by NEC from 1982 through 2000.
Other types of files may also use the .zim file extension.
🚫 The .zim 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?
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🔴 Can't open a .zim 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 .zim 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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