PIMA File Extension

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Adobe Application Manager Package
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Popularity
    3 (2 votes)

What is PIMA file?

PIMA filename suffix is mostly used for Adobe Application Manager Package files. Adobe Systems Incorporated defined the Adobe Application Manager Package format standard. PIMA files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. PIMA file belongs to the Archive Files category just like 619 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing PIMA files is Adobe Creative Suite. On the official website of Adobe Systems Incorporated developer not only will you find detailed information about theAdobe Creative Suite software, but also about PIMA and other supported file formats.

Programs which support PIMA file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support PIMA files. Files with PIMA 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 PIMA file

How to open file with PIMA extension?

Being unable to open files with PIMA extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Adobe Application Manager Package files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Adobe Creative Suite

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports PIMA files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Adobe Creative Suite. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support PIMA files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Adobe Creative Suite website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Adobe Creative Suite and update if needed

If the problems with opening PIMA files still occur even after installing Adobe Creative Suite, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Adobe Creative Suite is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Adobe Creative Suite cannot handle files with PIMA may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Adobe Creative Suite should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Adobe Creative Suite to PIMA files

If you have the latest version of Adobe Creative Suite installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage PIMA on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the PIMA with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Adobe Creative Suite is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open PIMA files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the PIMA 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....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with PIMA extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the PIMA for errors

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

1. The PIMA may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the PIMA is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the PIMA file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the PIMA file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic PIMA file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 PIMA extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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 Adobe Application Manager Package file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Adobe Creative Suite

If the systems has insufficient resources to open PIMA 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 Adobe Application Manager Package file. It may be the case that the PIMA files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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