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NIM File Extension

Nimrod Source Code Format
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    Nimrod Software Foundation
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What is NIM file?

NIM filename suffix is mostly used for Nimrod Source Code Format files. Nimrod Source Code Format specification was created by Nimrod Software Foundation. NIM files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. NIM file format, along with 1205 other file formats, belongs to the Developer Files category. The most popular program for handling NIM files is Nimrod Compiler, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format.

Programs which support NIM file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support NIM files. Files with NIM 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 NIM file

How to open file with NIM extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening NIM files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Nimrod Source Code Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Nimrod Compiler software

Install software to open NIM file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports NIM files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Nimrod Compiler or different compatible program, such as Text editor. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Nimrod Compiler installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Nimrod Compiler to the latest version

Update software that support file extension NIMIf the problems with opening NIM files still occur even after installing Nimrod Compiler, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Nimrod Compiler is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Nimrod Compiler installed, it may not support NIM format. The most recent version of Nimrod Compiler is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open NIM files to Nimrod Compiler

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

Associate software with NIM file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the NIM file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Nimrod Compiler installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open NIM files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with NIM file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with NIM extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Nimrod Compiler and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with NIM extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the NIM file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper NIM file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check NIM file for viruses
1. Check the NIM file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the NIM 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. NIM file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If you obtained the problematic NIM file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with NIM extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Nimrod Source Code Format file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Nimrod Compiler

If the systems has insufficient resources to open NIM files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Nimrod Source Code Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with NIM files affecting older versions of given software.

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