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Details of extension .dib

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Windows Bitmap Image

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
Corel Photo-Paint Image
Windows Custom Cursor
Dr. Halo Bitmap Image
Desktop Color Separation Image

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Intuit Quicken Home Inventory Data File
InfoStat Database
IDA Database
Sibelius Music Notation
General Database File
Data Interchange Format
File Investigator Internal Database
ProWorx NXT Data Interchange File
Data Explorer Information

The .dib filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

idb (45), dif (18), dbi (16), vib (14), sib (14), db (9), cib (6), din (6), rib (5), fib (4), dob (4), xib (4), dub (3)

Can't open a .dib file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dib

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, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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