.BMP - File Extension for Bitmap Image Files

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What is BMP? BMP, short name for Bitmap, is used as the file extension for bitmap image files. .BMP files are binary files that can be opened by Windows Photo Viewer or many other image viewer software. See the sample .BMP file included below.

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File Extension: .BMP

MIME Type: image/x-ms-bmp

File Content: Bitmap Image

.BMP files are bitmap image files saved as binary files. Here are the first 64 bytes of a sample .BMP file dumped in HEX values:

42 4d 76 80 00 00 00 00 00 00 76 00 00 00 28 00 BMv.......v.....
00 00 00 01 00 00 00 01 00 00 01 00 04 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 80 00 00 c4 0e 00 00 c4 0e 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 80 00 00 80 ................

.BMP bitmap image file sample: Click sample.bmp to download.

.BMP bitmap image files can be created and modified by these software:

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