MIME

In this article we will discuss MIME, will make brief discussion on MIME, last article we discuss about XDR.

The MIME stands for Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions. As the name indicates, it is an extension to the Internet email protocol that allows it’s users to exchange different kinds of data files over the Internetsuch as images, audio, and video. The MIME is required if text in character sets other than ASCII.

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions is an Internet standard that extends the format of email to support: Text in character sets other than ASCII Non-text attachments: audio, video, images, application programs etc. 

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) is an Internet standard that extends the format of email to support: Text in character sets other than ASCII. Non-text attachments: audio, video, images, application programs etc. Message bodies with multiple parts. Header information in non-ASCII character sets.

It allows the users to exchange different kinds of data files on the Internet: audio, video, images, application programs as well. Limitations of Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) So, in order to make SMTP more broad we use MIME. t cannot be used to send binary files or video or audio data.

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