.bmp

File Type Bitmap Image File IconBitmap Image File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
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

IconAdobe Photoshop

IconAdobe Photoshop Elements for Windows

IconAdobe Illustrator

macOS

IconApple Preview

IconApple Photos

IconACD Systems ACDSee for Mac

Updated 2007
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