IM24 File Extension

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Bitmap Graphic
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    Graphic Files
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What is IM24 file?

IM24 is a file extension commonly associated with Bitmap Graphic files. IM24 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. IM24 file belongs to the Graphic Files category just like 524 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing IM24 files is XnView. On the official website of Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet developer not only will you find detailed information about theXnView software, but also about IM24 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support IM24 file extension

Programs that can handle IM24 files are as follows. IM24 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support IM24 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with IM24 extension?

Problems with accessing IM24 may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with IM24 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with IM24 files.

Step 1. Download and install XnView

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports IM24 files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install XnView. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download XnView installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update XnView to the latest version

If the problems with opening IM24 files still occur even after installing XnView, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of XnView is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of XnView installed, it may not support IM24 format. The latest version of XnView should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Bitmap Graphic files with XnView

After installing XnView (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open IM24 files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the IM24 file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where XnView is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open IM24 files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected IM24 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select XnView and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with IM24 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the IM24 is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the IM24 file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the IM24 file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the IM24 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. If the IM24 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the IM24 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 IM24 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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 in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run XnView

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with IM24 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Bitmap Graphic files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle IM24 files.

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