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Details of extension .bim

3 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .bim file?
  • Which program can create the .bim file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .bim format?
  • What can convert .bim files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .bim extension?
.bim
Zemax Binary Image Surface Data .bim file icon

Zemax Binary Image Surface Data

BIM file is a Zemax Binary Image Surface Data. ZEMAX is the software that optical engineers and designers around the world choose for lens design, illumination, laser beam propagation, stray light, freeform optical design and many other applications.
Category: Data files
Application: ZEMAX
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Zemax Image Surface Data
Zemax Element Drawing Settings
Zemax Element Drawing Note
Zemax ASCII Glass Catalog
Zemax Binary Glass Catalog
Zemax User-defined Aperture File
Zemax Tolerance Settings
Zemax Tolerance Script
.bim
PLINK Extended MAP File .bim file icon

PLINK Extended MAP File

BIM file is a PLINK Extended MAP File. PLINK is a free, open-source whole genome association analysis toolset, designed to perform a range of basic, large-scale analyses in a computationally efficient manner.
Category: Data files
Application: PLINK
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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PLINK Homozygosity Data
PLINK Genotype Count Report
PLINK Genetic Variant File
PLINK Individual Information File
PLINK Text Relationship Matrix
PLINK Fixation Index Report
PLINK Hardy-Weinberg Exact Test Statistic Report
PLINK Individual-based Missing Data Report
PLINK Individual Information File
.bim
GQT Variant Metadata .bim file icon

GQT Variant Metadata

BIM file is a GQT Variant Metadata. Genotype Query Tools (GQT) is command line software and a C API for indexing and querying large-scale genotype data sets like those produced by 1000 Genomes, the UK100K, and forthcoming datasets involving millions of genomes.
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Category: Data files
Application: GQT
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
WAH-Encoded Bitmap
GQT Index
GQT Variant Order Information

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

BSC Intermediate Object
Bink Video
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
C64 Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image
BizHawk Movie
Rightmove Bulk Load Mass Data
X Bitmap Image
Blaise Metafile
PTC Creo Bill of Materials File

The .bim filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

him (1), fim (1), bom (1), blm (1), bin (1), bik (1), nim (1), ibm (1), gim (1), bum (1), bmi (1), bkm (1), bil (1), bi (1), vim (1)

Can't open a .bim file?

If you want to open a .bim file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .bim association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.bim

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android