How to open file with WIM extension?

WIM file description

A .WIM (Windows Imaging Format) file is a structured disk image format package that is supported on Windows Vista OS. The .WIM file includes a WIM header file describing the content of the .WIM file, a series of source files, metadata information about the included source files, memory location details of the resources, checksum table to verify the integrity of the source files, and additional data associated with the images. 

Basic information about WIM file

File WIM is one of the files of the Disk Image Files category. Its full name is Windows Imaging Format File . File format WIM was created by Microsoft. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file WIM sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a WIM file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support WIM file

Programs for Windows system
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the WIM file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
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  • How to open a file with the WIM extension?
  • How can I convert a WIM file to a different format ?
  • What is the WIM file format extension?
  • What programs support the WIM file?

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What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the WIM file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the WIM file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the WIM file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the WIM file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the WIM file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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