EPIM filename suffix is mostly used for EssentialPIM Data files. EssentialPIM Data format was developed by Astonsoft Ltd.. EPIM file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. EPIM file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4254 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing EPIM files is EssentialPIM. Software named EssentialPIM was created by Astonsoft Ltd.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and EPIM files, check the developer’s official website.
Programs that can handle EPIM files are as follows. Files with EPIM suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with EPIM extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with EPIM 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.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening EPIM files is that no program that can handle EPIM files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install EssentialPIM. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading EssentialPIM installed is by going to developer’s website (Astonsoft Ltd.) and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening EPIM files still occur even after installing EssentialPIM, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of EssentialPIM is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of EssentialPIM installed, it may not support EPIM format. The most recent version of EssentialPIM is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
After installing EssentialPIM (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open EPIM files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the EPIM file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the EPIM file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. EPIM file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
Did you receive the EPIM file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the EPIM file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the EssentialPIM Data file again.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with EPIM extension. In this case close the other applications.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with EssentialPIM Data file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle EPIM files.
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