IMW File Extension

IMW file icon
IncrediMail Sound
  • Developer
    Perion Network Ltd.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.6 (3 votes)

What is IMW file?

IMW is a file extension commonly associated with IncrediMail Sound files. IncrediMail Sound specification was created by Perion Network Ltd.. Files with IMW extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. IMW file format, along with 704 other file formats, belongs to the Audio Files category. The software recommended for managing IMW files is IncrediMail. IncrediMail software was developed by Perion Network Ltd., and on its official website you may find more information about IMW files or the IncrediMail software program.

Programs which support IMW file extension

The following listing features IMW-compatible programs. Files with IMW extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support IMW file

How to open file with IMW extension?

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

Step 1. Get the IncrediMail

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening IMW files is that no program that can handle IMW files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download IncrediMail and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IMW files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download IncrediMail installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Perion Network Ltd. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of IncrediMail

If the problems with opening IMW files still occur even after installing IncrediMail, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of IncrediMail is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why IMW files are not compatible with IncrediMail. The most recent version of IncrediMail is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate IncrediMail Sound files with IncrediMail

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate IMW files with latest version of IncrediMail you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the IMW 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 IncrediMail is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open IMW files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the IMW file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • 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 IMW extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the IMW is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the IMW file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

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

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the IMW file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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. It could happen the the download process of file with IMW extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle IncrediMail

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with IMW 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 IncrediMail Sound files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the IMW files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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