BMP File Extension

File Type

Bitmap Image Format




Raster Image Files





Details about the BMP file

BMP is the extension given to files that are used in 3 operating systems such as: , Mac OS, Windows. BMP files are most often associated with the AwardBIOS program. This is an application developed by Phoenix Technologies LTD.. The Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, PaintShop Pro, Adobe Photoshop Elements programs are also compatible with BMP files and can be used to open them.

The structure of such files is typical of Raster Image Files. The BMP file extension can also be found in 522 in other file types and may not be supported by AwardBIOS or similar programs. Bitmap Image Format is a file whose format was originally developed for the AwardBIOS application by N/A. The Bitmap Image Format file was most likely created using the AwardBIOS program. BMP detailed description

Tools that you can use to work with BMP files

BMP File Extension

What is a(n) BMP file??

The BMP file extension is a .BMP file that stores the bitmap image data. It is used to store either uncompressed or compressed digital images, especially those used in Windows, including screenshots. The .BMP file format was introduced in the Windows 1.0 operating system in 1985.

Whenever you see a .BMP file extension on your computer, it means that you need to open the BMP file with an application called Bitmap Image Viewer.

BMP File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

Here are the most important online tools related to BMP. They will help you use your BMP file in the way you want. For example, these tools will help you convert or edit your BMP file.

BMP File Opener

One of the most used tools is BMP opener. Here you will find a way to open your unknown BMP file. Opening the BMP file is just the beginning. Other file operations can be the next step.

BMP File Viewer

To view the contents of the BMP file use the BMP Viewer tool instead of installing special software. Go to the subpage, select your BMP file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

BMP File Converter

If you cannot perform all the operations on the BMP file, you can convert it to a different format. The BMP file converted to the new format may have more options for editing or processing the data contained in it.

BMP File Editor

BMP editor helps in the process of editing the data in our file. It may happen that you will not have the full edit option and you will need to install software dedicated to making changes to the BMP file. Go to our editor to learn more about editing the BMP file.



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