MIME full form

What is the full form of MIME?


Answer :

  • Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions

What does MIME mean?


MIME is an extension of the original Internet e-mail protocol that extends the limited capabilities of e-mail, containing non-textual data such as graphics files, audio, video, application programs, images, multimedia files, and other kinds as well as the ASCII text handled in the original protocol. 

MIME file format extension - 
  1. .mim 
  2. .mme 
MIME was defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force in 1992. A new version called S/MIME supports encrypted messages too. 

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