MME File Extension

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Multi-Purpose Internet Mail

What is MME file?

MME filename suffix is mostly used for Multi-Purpose Internet Mail files. MME files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. MME file belongs to the Encoded Files category just like 206 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use WinZip software for managing MME files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. WinZip software was developed by WinZip Computing, S.L., and on its official website you may find more information about MME files or the WinZip software program.

Programs which support MME file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with MME files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with MME 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 MME file

How to open file with MME extension?

Being unable to open files with MME extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with MME 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.

Step 1. Download and install WinZip

Problems with opening and working with MME files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with MME files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install WinZip or one to the listed programs: Microsoft Outlook. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit WinZip website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update WinZip to the latest version

If you already have WinZip installed on your systems and MME files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. 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 WinZip installed, it may not support MME 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 WinZip.

Step 3. Associate Multi-Purpose Internet Mail files with WinZip

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the MME with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where WinZip is installed, check the Always use this app to open MME files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the MME file and 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 MME extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the MME for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the MME file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

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

2. Verify that the MME file’s structure is intact

If the MME file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with MME 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.

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 Multi-Purpose Internet Mail file.

4. Check whether your system can handle WinZip

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Multi-Purpose Internet Mail file. It may be the case that the MME files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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