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September 1, 2016updated 19 Jan 2017 2:22pm

What is MIME?

MIME stands for multi-purpose internet mail extension.

By Vinod

A multi-purpose internet mail extension (MIME) is an expansion of an email system to include more detailed aspects such as the use of attachments, whether these are audio, images or videos for instance.

A MIME comes with more options for text character sets rather than being restricted to just ASCII, the American Standard Code for Internet Exchange.

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