IMT File Extension

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IMNET Graphics Image Format

What is IMT file?

IMT is a file extension commonly associated with IMNET Graphics Image Format files. IMT file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. IMT file belongs to the Raster Image Files category just like 363 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports IMT files is XnView. XnView software was developed by Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet, and on its official website you may find more information about IMT files or the XnView software program.

Programs which support IMT file extension

The following listing features IMT-compatible programs. IMT files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support IMT file

Windows Windows

How to open file with IMT extension?

Problems with accessing IMT may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with IMT 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 IMT files.

Step 1. Get the XnView

Problems with opening and working with IMT files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IMT files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the XnView developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IMT files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. 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. Check the version of XnView and update if needed

You still cannot access IMT files although XnView is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. 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 IMT format. The most recent version of XnView is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign XnView to IMT files

After installing XnView (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open IMT files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the IMT file and choose Open with option
  • 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 XnView is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open IMT files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with IMT extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with IMT extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the IMT is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the IMT file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the IMT in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the IMT 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 IMT file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with IMT extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic IMT 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. It could happen the the download process of file with IMT extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the IMNET Graphics Image Format file again.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support IMT files. Close all running programs and try opening the IMT file.

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 IMNET Graphics Image Format 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 IMT files.

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