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.IME File Extension

File TypeWindows Input Method Editor File

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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 IME files
Updated 7/23/2012

About IME Files

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