What is MIME file?
MIME files are file extensions that store the data of multimedia and content type. They can contain text, audio, video and other multimedia formats. The main purpose of MIME files is to transport multimedia data to media devices such as smartphones or PCs. MIME files can also be used to send messages, pictures and other content over email servers. The .MIME file extension was developed in 1987 by Jon Postel at the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). The idea behind it was to make an extension for all types of multimedia data in one single file format, instead of using different formats for different types of media like GIF or JPEG files.
MIME Format details
|Full Name||Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extension|
|Developer||The Internet Engineering Task Force|
Software, that convert MIME files
The easiest way to convert a MIME file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle MIME files. Open your MIME file with one of them and save in another file format.
- Mozilla Firefox
- Windows Live Mail
- Windows Mail
- Internet Explorer
- Microsoft Entourage