The File Extensions Database

.RIM File Extension

  • Developer by: BioWare
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .RIM file?

.RIM is BioWare Resource Image File

Game data file used by some games developed by BioWare, including Neverwinter Nights and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic; similar to the .ERF format also used by BioWare games; used as an game application support file.

Programs that open BioWare Resource Image File
ERF/RIM Editor

How to solve problems with RIM files

  • Associate the RIM file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any RIM file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.RIM files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the RIM file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .RIM is BioWare Resource Image File. Because only the current version supports the latest RIM file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the BioWare manufacturer website after an available .RIM is BioWare Resource Image File update.
  • To make sure that your RIM file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.