BIMD File Extension

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Blue Ink Meta-data Export
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What is BIMD file?

BIMD filename suffix is mostly used for Blue Ink Meta-data Export files. Blue Ink Meta-data Export specification was created by Automated Architecture, Inc.. BIMD file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. BIMD file format, along with 303 other file formats, belongs to the Web Files category. The software recommended for managing BIMD files is Blue Ink. Software named Blue Ink was created by Automated Architecture, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and BIMD files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support BIMD file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support BIMD files. Files with BIMD suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support BIMD file

Windows Windows

How to open file with BIMD extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening BIMD files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with BIMD extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Blue Ink

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening BIMD files is that no program that can handle BIMD files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Blue Ink and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Blue Ink website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Blue Ink

If the problems with opening BIMD files still occur even after installing Blue Ink, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Blue Ink is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Blue Ink installed, it may not support BIMD format. The most recent version of Blue Ink is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open BIMD files to Blue Ink

If you have the latest version of Blue Ink installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage BIMD on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the BIMD with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Blue Ink installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open BIMD files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the BIMD file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Blue Ink and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with BIMD extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the BIMD is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the BIMD file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The BIMD may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the BIMD is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the BIMD file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the BIMD file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with BIMD extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Blue Ink Meta-data Export file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Blue Ink

If the systems has insufficient resources to open BIMD files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Blue Ink Meta-data Export file. It may be the case that the BIMD files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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