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Informations about the SIM filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .sim filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .sim file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

3 filename extension(s) are in our database

.sim - Steam Game Backup Metadata

The SIM file is a Data file, which is connected to the Steam Game Backup Metadata according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Steam Game Backup Metadata (.sim) files can be opened or converted with the help of Steam.

Format description:
SIM format description not yet available
Category:
Data
Application:
Steam
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Related links:
-
Related extensions:
.gcf
Steam Game Cache File
.pkv
Steam Package Data
.sid
Steam Game Backup Data
.sis
Steam Game Backup Info
.ssfn
Steam Guard Data
.ztmp
Valve Steam Compressed Game Resource

.sim - Aurora Image

The SIM file is a Graphic file, which is connected to the Aurora Image according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Aurora Image (.sim) files can be opened or converted with the help of XnView.

Format description:
SIM format description not yet available
Category:
Graphic
Application:
XnView
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Related links:
-
Related extensions:
.$s
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
.2bp
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
.2d
Amapi Image
.411
Sony Mavica Picture
.4bt
GoDot Image
.73i
TI-73 Bitmap

.sml - Simile Model

The SML file is a Data file, which is connected to the Simile Model according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Simile Model (.sml) files can be opened or converted with the help of Simile.

Format description:
SML format
Category:
Data
Application:
Simile
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
sim
Related links:
-
Related extensions:
.sml
Simile Model

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .sim file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .sim extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .sim files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .sim file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .sim file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .sim file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .sim file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .sim extension

The .sim filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .sim files.

cim, zim, wim, som, sm, skm, sil, ism, xim, sum, smi, slm, sin, si

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .sim file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .sim extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

.cim
Cimplicity HMI Screen
.som
System Object Model Executable
.skm
SKM Video
.sil
Silhouette Designer Document
.ism
Synergy/DE Data Index
.ism
InstallShield Setup Project

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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