File Extension AIM

.AIM File

File extension: AIM
File type: (AIM)


Notes about the AIM file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The AIM file type is primarily associated with 'AOL Instant Messenger' by America Online, Inc..

Detailed information for file extension AIM:


Primary association: AOL Instant Messenger
Company: America Online, Inc.
Related links: AOL Info Page

Other applications associated with file type AIM:

  • Asm Text Mode Image File (The Ultimate Draw)



To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .AIM

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: aim, FileType: URL: AOL Instant Messenger Protocol, AppName: AOL Instant Messenger
EXEFile: aim.exe

ProgramID: aimfile, FileType: AOL Instant Messenger Launch, AppName: AOL Instant Messenger

ProgramID: aimfile, FileType: AOL Instant Messenger Launch, AppName: AOL Instant Messenger (SM)
EXEFile: aim.exe

ProgramID: aimfile, FileType: AOL Instant Messenger Launch, AppName: AOL Instant Messenger (TM)
EXEFile: AIM.EXE

ProgramID: aimfile, FileType: AOL Instant Messenger Launch, AppName: Netscape AOL Instant Messenger (TM)

ProgramID: aimfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\AIM\aim.exe

ProgramID: aimfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\INSTAN~1\aim.exe

ProgramID: aimfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Netscape\COMMUN~1\Program\AIM\aim.exe

ProgramID: aimfile
EXEFile: f:\browsers\NETSCA~2\Program\AIM\aim.exe

ProgramID: aimfile
EXEFile: d:\Netscape\COMMUN~1\Program\AIM\aim.exe

ProgramID: aimfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\AIM95\aim.exe

ProgramID: aimfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Netscape\Communicator\Program\AIM\aim.exe

ProgramID: DmAIMFile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\notepad.exe


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