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XPM file extension

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

  • What is the .xpm file?
  • What program do I need to open a .xpm file?
  • How can the .xpm file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .xpm files to another format?

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

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

✅ X Pixmap

XPM file is an X Pixmap image. XPM 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: -
Mime-type: image/x-xpixmap
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
XPM aliases:
XPM related links:
XPM related extensions:
PM Bitmap Image

X Window Dump

Autologic Bitmap Image

X Bitmap Image

XImage Bitmap

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

🔄 .xpm converters

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

XnView, Gimp, OpenOffice.org

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

jpg, car, xim, ism, wsq, vi, dbf, sgv, flc, x3f, 85i, att, pd, ipg, xif

🚫 The .xpm file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

apm, cpm, dpm, pm, pxm, spm, xlm, xm, xmp, xom, xp, xpj, xpk, xpl, zpm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Microsoft Excel Macro Definition
Alphacam Punch Param Macro
Micro Planner X-Pert Project
Adobe XMP Metadata
Pixelmator Image
LcdStudio Playlist
Cisco Secure Policy Manager Settings
Adobe RoboHelp XML Project
Xilinx Microprocessor Project
Nanoeducator File

🔴 Can't open a .xpm 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 .xpm 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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