PIM File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a PIM file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .PIM files.

What is a PIM file?

The .pim file extension was developed for a digital multimedia file format, which is mainly used for Web-related presentations. These PIM files are also called PixMaker project files and can be created by using the PixMaker software, which was created by PixAround. This is a Windows program that provides users with a set of tools for creating interactive Web-related graphics and presentations.A PIM file may contain multiple digital multimedia objects. These include 2D and 3D graphics, text, animated motion graphics, sound clips and effects among other types of multimedia content. These .pim files can be stored in USB thumb drives or transmitted via email for presentation purposes.These .pim files can be opened and edited using the PixMaker software from PixAround. There are no known applications that can be used to convert these PIM files into other more standard digital multimedia presentation formats. PixMaker may not have tools that can be used to export these .pim files to other standard Web-related presentation formats.

How to open PIM files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension PIM for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different PIM openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension PIM

While we know of one file format using the .PIM file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PIM file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of PIM files. Remember, different programs may use PIM files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Pro ToolsPro ToolsUser submitted
ProTools MPProTools MPUser submitted
Pro ToolsRPro ToolsRUser submitted
LSTLSTUser submitted
PixMakerPixMakerUser submitted
Killer Bugs for Pro ToolsKiller Bugs for Pro ToolsUser submitted
Line Sweep ToolsLine Sweep ToolsUser submitted
cncCodercncCoderUser submitted
PixMaker ProPixMaker ProUser submitted
Predator CNC EditorPredator CNC EditorUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PIM-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with PIM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!