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Details of extension .bmp

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Windows Bitmap Image

The BMP file is a Windows Bitmap Image. BMP or DIB (device-independent bitmap) is a bitmapped graphics format used internally by the Microsoft Windows graphics subsystem (GDI), and used commonly as a simple graphics file format on that platform.
Category: Graphic files
Application: XnView
Program name: -
Mime-type: image/bmp
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
bmpf, dib, rl4, rl8, vga
Related extensions:
Art Image
AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image
CALS Compressed Bitmap
CorelDraw Drawing
Computer Graphics Metafile
BPM Studio Skin Bitmap .bmp file icon

BPM Studio Skin Bitmap

The BML file is a BPM Studio Skin Bitmap. Alcatech BPM studio is a next generation audio-player, providing all new ways of playing, editing, and archiving audio files.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: BPM Studio
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
BPM Studio Playlist Structure
BPM Studio Cue Points Data
BPM Studio Scan Data
BPM Studio Equalizer Presets Data
BPM Studio Playlist Archive

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

BHP Survey Tool Data
WebDev Project Backup
Blazing Paddles Bitmap
X Bitmap Image
Blaise Mode Library

The .bmp filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

nmp (1), mbp (1), gmp (1), bpm (1), bnp (1), bml (1), bkp (1), vmp (1), mp (1), hmp (1), fmp (1), bp (1), bmo (1), blp (1), bhp (1)

Can't open a .bmp file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.bmp

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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android