What is MIME file?
An MIME file is a file that contains information or data in the form of multiple media types. This type of file was first introduced in 1978. The most common type of files that use the MIME extension are compressed files.
MIME Format details
|Full Name||Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extension|
|Developer||The Internet Engineering Task Force|
Tools that will help you view MIME files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the MIME extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the MIME file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the MIME file differently than the application dedicated to handling the MIME file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the MIME file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the MIME file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the MIME file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
MIME File Viewers
- Mozilla Firefox
- Windows Live Mail
- Windows Mail
- Internet Explorer
- Microsoft Entourage