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Details of extension .xbm

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

ArcSoft PhotoBase Album
X Bitmap Image
BasicX Variables Map
Color FBM Image
DAZ Studio Brick Material
Stream Bean Media
XBin Image
SMART Notebook Document
XBLite Source Code

The .xbm filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

xm (1), xfm (1), xbl (1), xb (1), dbm (1), bxm (1), zbm (1), xmb (1), xgm (1), xbn (1), xbk (1), sbm (1), cbm (1), abm (1), xvm (1)

Can't open a .xbm file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.xbm

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