What is BMP file?
BMP files are used to store bitmap images. This file extension is primarily found in software programs and can be used to display photographs and graphics created with applications like Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Paint, and Corel Draw. nThe BMP file type contains data related to the image that it stores. This includes color information, grayscale information, brightness information, three-dimensional coordinates of the pixels of an image, and a small program that allows for editing the graphical data inside the file.
BMP Format details
|Full Name||Bitmap Image Format|
|Category||Raster Image Files|
Tools that will help you view BMP files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the BMP extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the BMP file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the BMP file differently than the application dedicated to handling the BMP file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the BMP file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the BMP file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the BMP file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
BMP File Viewers
- LibreOffice Draw
- OpenOffice.org Draw
- Janome Digitalizer Pro
- Illustrator Extreme