IMR filename suffix is mostly used for Impromptu Report Format files. Impromptu Report Format format was developed by IBM. Files with IMR extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Windows platform. Files with IMR extension are categorized as Data Files files. The Data Files subset comprises 1325 various file formats. Cognos Impromptu supports IMR files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Cognos Impromptu software was developed by IBM, and on its official website you may find more information about IMR files or the Cognos Impromptu software program.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open IMR files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with IMR 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 IMR extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with IMR files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports IMR files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Cognos Impromptu and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IMR files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Cognos Impromptu installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit IBM website and download from their official repositories.
You still cannot access IMR files although Cognos Impromptu is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Cognos Impromptu installed, it may not support IMR format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Cognos Impromptu.
After installing Cognos Impromptu (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open IMR 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 IMR file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
Should it happed that the IMR 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 scanner detected that the IMR file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic IMR file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 IMR file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
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.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with IMR 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 Impromptu Report Format file. It may be the case that the IMR files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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