.IME File Extension

.IME File Extension

File Type

Windows Input Method Editor File

Developer Microsoft
Popularity
3.5  |  10 Votes
Category System Files
Format Binary

What is an IME file?

File used by the Windows operating system for converting keystroke combinations to characters; often used when authoring Chinese or Japanese text, which requires multiple keystrokes for outputting a single character.

More Information

IME files can be found in the C:\Windows\System32\ directory. They are saved in the .DLL format but use the ".ime" extension, which stands for Input Method Editor.

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Programs that open or reference IME files

Windows
Updated July 23, 2012

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