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Details of extension .pam

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .pam file?
  • Which program can create the .pam file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .pam format?
  • What can convert .pam files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pam extension?
.pam
Portable Arbitrary Map .pam file icon

Portable Arbitrary Map

PAM file is a Portable Arbitrary Map. The PAM image format is a lowest common denominator 2 dimensional map format. It is designed to be used for any of myriad kinds of graphics, but can theoretically be used for any kind of data that is arranged as a two dimensional rectangular array.
Category: Graphic files
Application: netpbm
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Related extensions:
Portable Bitmap Image
Portable Anymap Image

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

GNU Automake Input File
Alphacam Punch Param Macro
Netscape Media Player Streaming Audio Metafile
Adobe Edge Animate Widget
Print Artist Project
Quake Engine Data
Dr. Halo External Color Palette
SmoothMove Panorama Image
Perl Module

The .pam filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pan (1), pak (1), pa (1), lam (1), am (1), pzm (1), pwm (1), pm (1), pal (1), paj (1), oam (1), apm (1), pxm (1), pma (1)

Can't open a .pam file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.pam

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