File-aid for IMS DB is a tool to manipulate IMS DB segments. While working with IMS databases, there are the cases you need to edit, browse, insert a new segment into IMS databases. You can do all these with this Tool.
The File-aid tool is really a great tool from compuware, Its graphical presentation helps you to work without much difficulty. Also, it can be used to LOAD a database or extract a database to a flat-file.
Project to project the installation of tool may have slight difference. But overall it is the same.