How can I send pictures to a user of AMERICA ONLINE Software?
Users of AMERICA ONLINE (AOL) Software sometimes have problems receiving attachments. When sending more than one picture or attachment to a user of AOL software, we recommend that you send multiple messages each with a single attachment. When I send images to a friend at AOL they receive .MIM files not .JPG. If you e-mail one .JPG image to an AOL member, the file is received as a .JPG file. If, however, you e-mail more than one, the files are received as a .MIM file. The user can download this file, but then must decode this file using decoder software. Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) is a specification, or a set of guidelines that software must use in order to work with other software. When you send an attachment in an e-mail message from AOL to someone over the Internet, MIME helps ensure that the recipient gets your attachment in a readable format — whether it’s graphics, sounds, or images. On AOL, all you do is click Attach and your software automatically creates the