Open LIM file

The most common choise: Nikon Laboratory Imaging format

How to open Nikon Laboratory Imaging format .lim files

lim file icon Have you had trouble opening the lim file on your computer? What are lim files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is lim file?

Files with lim extension can be often found as special microscope images from Nikon series of laboratory instruments.

Nikon Laboratory Imaging format description

Files with lim extension can be typically encountered as special images recorded using the Nikon laboratory instruments (microscopes). 

A typical .lim file contains single to multi-dimensional images with additional metadata.

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There are other LIM filename extensions with the same .lim suffix

lim - Limit compressed data

An lim file extension is related to the Limit compression tool. An lim file stores compressed data.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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