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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?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

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

✅ OpenZIM Archive

OpenZIM Archive .zim file icon
ZIM file is an OpenZIM Archive. The OpenZIM project proposes offline storage solutions for content coming from the Web.
Category: Data files
Application: OpenZIM
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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ZIM related links:
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OpenZIM Splitted Archive

✅ NEC PC-98 Kid98 Image

NEC PC-98 Kid98 Image .zim file icon
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.
ZIM format description not yet available
Category: Graphic files
Application: Recoil
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
ZIM aliases:
ZIM related links:
ZIM related extensions:
Commodore Amiga Sliced HAM Image

Commodore Amiga TVPaint Image

Commodore Amiga TurboSilver Image

Atari Falcon Prism Paint Image

Commodore Amiga Continuous Bitmap Image

SAM Coupe Bitmap Image

ZX Spectrum Multicolor Image

ZX Spectrum MultiArtist Image

Commodore Amiga Multi-palette Image

NEC PC-98 XLD4 Image

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:

aim, im, sim, xim, zik, zil, zin, zlm, zm, zmi, zom

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

AIM Greyscale Image
ZoneAlarm MailSafe Renamed MST File
ESI ITI SimulationX Model
ZAP Meta Image
XImage Bitmap
Wild Magic 5 Image Data
Amiga Zoom Compressed Archive
Atlantis: The Lost Tales Audio Data

🔴 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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