Full format name of files that use PMI extension is Pegasus Mail Message Folder Index. Pegasus Mail Message Folder Index format was developed by David Harris. Files with PMI extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with PMI extension are categorized as Web Files files. The Web Files subset comprises 303 various file formats. Users are advised to use Pegasus Mail software for managing PMI files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of David Harris developer not only will you find detailed information about thePegasus Mail software, but also about PMI and other supported file formats.
Programs that can handle PMI files are as follows. Files with PMI suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PMI files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with PMI 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.
Problems with opening and working with PMI files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with PMI files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Pegasus Mail or different compatible program, such as Aid4Mail. 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 Pegasus Mail installed is by going to developer’s website (David Harris) and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening PMI files still occur even after installing Pegasus Mail, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Pegasus Mail is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Pegasus Mail cannot handle files with PMI may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Pegasus Mail should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of Pegasus Mail installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage PMI on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the PMI file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
Should it happed that the PMI 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 PMI file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
Did you receive the PMI 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. When downloading the file with PMI extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
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 Pegasus Mail Message Folder Index file.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support PMI files. Close all running programs and try opening the PMI file.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Pegasus Mail Message Folder Index files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the PMI files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
If you have additional information about the PMI file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on PMI file.