.REM File Extension
- Developer by: Research In Motion
- Category: Misc Files
- Format: Binary
What is an .REM file?
.REM file extension is created by Research In Motion. .REM has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .REM file is Binary.
.REM is BlackBerry Encrypted Data File
File stored on a BlackBerry smartphone; may be one of several different file types, but uses an ".rem" extension to indicate the file has been encrypted; often has a compound file extension, such as ".jpg.rem," which would be an encrypted JPEG image file.
REM files can only be decrypted on a BlackBerry phone. You can turn off encryption by navigating to Options → Advanced → Media Card → Encrypt Media Files and then choosing "no." Once encryption is turned off, then you can transfer files to a computer and open them normally.
NOTE: REM files may be transferred to a computer using RIM's BlackBerry software, but cannot be opened directly on a Mac or PC.