File Extension Library

.TIM File Extension

  • Developer by: Sierra
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .TIM file?

.TIM file extension is created by Sierra. .TIM has been classified as Game Files.

.TIM is The Incredible Machine Level

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.

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.

File Type 2 Vixen Timed Sequence File
Developer by: VixenLights Category: Settings Files Format: XML

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.

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.

List of all softwares that can open the Vixen Timed Sequence File

How to Open .TIM file on different platforms

Open .TIM File on Windows

  • Right-click a .TIM
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .TIM file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .TIM files" Press "Ok"

Open .TIM File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .TIM file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .TIM File on Linux

Right click on the .TIM file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .TIM File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .TIM file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .TIM File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .TIM files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .TIM files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .TIM files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .TIM file format
  2. You need to check the .TIM file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)