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.bmp

File Type Bitmap Image IconBitmap Image
File Format Standard (developed by Microsoft)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Popularity ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Popular
Description

Uncompressed raster image made up of a rectangular grid of pixels; each pixel is a different color (or level of gray for grayscale images), which together form an image; zooming in on a bitmap image will make it appear blocky since the size of each pixel increases.

View the BMP definition.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Photos

IconMicrosoft Windows Photo Viewer

IconMicrosoft Paint

macOS

IconApple Preview

IconApple Photos

IconACD Systems ACDSee for Mac

Updated 2007
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference
https://pc.net/extensions/file/bmp
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