Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .skim

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .skim file?
  • Which program can create the .skim file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .skim format?
  • What can convert .skim files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .skim extension?

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

Skim Notes File .skim file icon

Skim Notes File

SKIM file is a Skim Notes File. Skim is a free and open-source PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file.
Category: Data files
Application: Skim
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .skim file extension. If you have helpful information about .skim extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Simile Model
SketchUp Material File
SKM Video
Help and Manual Viewer Template
Steam Game Backup Metadata
Aurora Image
Motorola Phone Theme Skin
Commodore KIM-1 Image

The .skim filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

skm (10), sim (6), skin (4), ski (1), kim (1)

Can't open a .skim file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.skim

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, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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