File Extension Library

.VIM File Extension

  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Text

What are .VIM files and how to open them?

Can't open .VIM file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .VIM file.

What is a .VIM file extension?

.VIM file extension has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .VIM file is Text

.VIM is Vim Settings File

Settings file used by Vim, a text editing program often used by source code developers; commonly used to save settings, such as syntax highlighting rules, for the text editor when it is opened; can be referenced within the .VIMRC settings file.

NOTE: The ".vim" name is also used for a hidden directory used by Vim, but this is not the same as the VIM file type.

List of all softwares that can open the Vim Settings File

How to fix problems with .VIM files

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