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.TIM File Extension

File Type 1The Incredible Machine Level

DeveloperSierra
Popularity
3.6 (7 Votes)
CategoryGame Files
FormatN/A

What is a TIM file?

Level file for The Incredible Machine; includes objects that must be arranged into a contraption that will perform a specific task; may be included with the game or created by the user as a homemade puzzle.

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Custom levels can be loaded by placing the TIM file in the Sierra/Even more contraptions/Homemade directory. They can also be opened by selecting "File→Load..." within the program.

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Programs that open TIM files
Windows
Sierra's The Incredible Machine
Mac
Sierra's The Incredible Machine
Updated 10/2/2007

File Type 2Vixen Timed Sequence File

DeveloperVixenLights
Popularity
3.0 (3 Votes)
CategorySettings Files
FormatXML

.TIM File Association 2

A TIM file is a configuration file created by Vixen, a program used to create automated light displays. It contains timed sequence information that controls light effects synchronized with music. TIM files include the start time, assigned effects, the path to the audio file, and the time span.

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Screenshot of a .tim file in Vixen 3

TIM file open in Vixen 3

You can open a TIM file in Vixen by clicking Open Sequence... under "Sequences" in the Vixen startup window. The "Timed Sequence Editor" opens and displays the TIM file. After you make edits to the file, you can save it by selecting Sequence → Save.

You can also create a TIM file in the Vixen startup window under "Sequences" by clicking New Sequence....

Vixen is popular among DIY users looking to create lighting displays synchronized to music. It is a cheaper alternative to more expensive software packages.

Programs that open TIM files
Windows
Vixen
Updated 8/7/2017

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