What is a .PYM File And How To Open It – VRVis Research (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .pym extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .pym file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .PYM file?

The .PYM file extension is PYM Macro Preprocessor File. This file extension was developed by VRVis Research. The format of this development related file is text.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .pym file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .PYM file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .PYM file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .PYM file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .pym file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Notepad software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PYM file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Microsoft Notepad software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PYM file on Mac

To open the .pym file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple TextEdit software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PYM file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apple TextEdit software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .PYM file?

If you cannot open the .PYM file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PYM file.pyo – Python Software Foundation, .pyproj – Microsoft, .pyw – Python GUI Source File, .pyx – Pyrex Source Code File, .pyxel – Daniel Kvarfordt. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .PYM file with the Microsoft Notepad program on Windows and Apple TextEdit program on Mac.