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BM file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .bm file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .bm file?
  • What program do I need to open a .bm file?
  • How can the .bm file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .bm files to another format?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .bm?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .bm extension?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

0 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database

X Bitmap Image

XBM file is an X Bitmap image. XBM is an image format used by the X Window System. It can be created and manipulated using any text editor, and can be included in a C language source file.
Category: Graphic files
Application: XnView
Mime-type: image/x-xbitmap
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
XBM aliases:
bitmap, bm
XBM related links:
XBM related extensions:
X Pixmap

PM Bitmap Image

X Window Dump

Autologic Bitmap Image

XImage Bitmap

Other types of files may also use the .bm file extension.

.bm converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .bm files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .bm file can be converted into one of the following formats:

$s, 2bp, 2d, 3fr, 411, 4bt, 73i, 82i, 83i, 85i, 86i, 89i, 92i, a64, abs

The .bm file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bh, vm, mb, gm, bn, bj, nm, hm, fm, bl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

BlakHole Archive
Backup Copy File
WinHelp Context ID
Sound Forge Batch Job
FileMaker Pro Data
Autodesk Maya 3D Binary Scene
Binary Linework TIFF Image
Mathematica Binary File
NewsRoom Document
RM Number Magic Document

Can't open a .bm file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .bm file association, check the FAQ.

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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