.GIM File Extension

File Type:
PlayStation Portable Image File

Having trouble opening .gim extension? Don't panic! This page explains what gim files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open gim files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a GIM file?

Gim file extension has PlayStation Portable Image file type, developed by Sony, which is associated with the "raster image files" category.

These image files are used by a portable gaming gadget Sony PlayStation Portable. They contain images with alpha channels, 256 colors, and a 32 color look-up table. GIM files are needed to save previews and pictures of theme icons. GIM files are usually integrated into .PTF files, which also support .PNG and .TGA formats.  

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

gim file icon
File Type:
PlayStation Portable Image File
Raster Image Files

How to open GIM file?

Double click the gim file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .gim extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the gim extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the gim file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open GIM files

  • Windows Windows
    • PSP Theme Creator PSP Theme Creator
    • RCO Editor RCO Editor
    • RCO Icon Editor RCO Icon Editor
    • GimConv GimConv

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the gim file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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