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Details of extension .bm

0 extension(s) and 2 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .bm file?
  • Which program can create the .bm file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .bm format?
  • What can convert .bm files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .bm extension?
X Bitmap Image .xbm file icon

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
Program name: -
Mime-type: image/x-xbitmap
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
bitmap, bm
Related extensions:
X Pixmap
PM Bitmap Image
X Window Dump
Autologic Bitmap Image
XImage Bitmap
Commodore 128 VDC BitMap Image .vbm file icon

Commodore 128 VDC BitMap Image

VBM file is a Commodore 128 VDC BitMap Image. The Commodore 128 (C128) is the last 8-bit home computer that was commercially released by Commodore Business Machines (CBM).
Detailed description not available
Category: Graphic files
Application: Recoil
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Commodore 64 Lynx Archive
Commodore 64 8x8 Font Data
Timex 2048 Hi-res Gigascreen Image
Timex 2048 Hi-color Screen Image
Commodore 128 Basic 8 Image
Commodore 64 FLI Designer Picture
Commodore 64 Interlace Hires Editor Bitmap
Commodore 64 ECI Graphic Editor Image
Commodore 64 ECI Graphic Editor Compressed Image

Other types of files may also use the .bm file extension. If you have helpful information about .bm extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

BlakHole Archive
Sound Forge Batch Job
Backup Copy File
Binary Linework TIFF Image
NewsRoom Document
Adobe FrameMaker Document
Autologic Bitmap Image
WinHelp Context ID
Autodesk Maya 3D Binary Scene

The .bm filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bl (1), bj (1), vm (1), mb (1), gm (1), bn (1), bk (1), bh (1), nm (1), hm (1), fm (1)

Can't open a .bm file?

If you want to open a .bm file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .bm association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android