IGM File Extension

IGM file icon
Indigo Renderer Material Format
  • Developer
    Glare Technologies
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  • Popularity
    4 (1 votes)

What is IGM file?

Full format name of files that use IGM extension is Indigo Renderer Material Format. Indigo Renderer Material Format format was developed by Glare Technologies. IGM file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux, Mac OS, Windows system platform. IGM file format, along with 534 other file formats, belongs to the 3D Image Files category. Indigo Renderer supports IGM files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 2 other tools may also be used. Software named Indigo Renderer was created by Glare Technologies Limited. In order to find more detailed information on the software and IGM files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support IGM file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with IGM files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with IGM 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 IGM file

How to open file with IGM extension?

Problems with accessing IGM may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Indigo Renderer Material Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with IGM files.

Step 1. Install Indigo Renderer software

Problems with opening and working with IGM files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IGM files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Indigo Renderer developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IGM files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Indigo Renderer installed is by going to developer’s website (Glare Technologies Limited) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Indigo Renderer and update if needed

If you already have Indigo Renderer installed on your systems and IGM files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why IGM files are not compatible with Indigo Renderer. The most recent version of Indigo Renderer is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Indigo Renderer Material Format files with Indigo Renderer

If you have the latest version of Indigo Renderer installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage IGM on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the IGM file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Indigo Renderer is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open IGM files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with IGM extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with IGM extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the IGM is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the IGM file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

Should it happed that the IGM 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 IGM file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the IGM 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 IGM file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Indigo Renderer Material Format file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Indigo Renderer

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Indigo Renderer Material Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with IGM files affecting older versions of given software.

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