What is PPM file?
Portable Pixmap Image File is an image file that contains vector data for a raster image, which can then be displayed on screen or printed. There are several different formats including BMP, PCX and PNG.
PPM Format details
|Portable Pixmap Image Format
|Raster Image Files
Tools that will help you view PPM files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the PPM extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the PPM 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 PPM file differently than the application dedicated to handling the PPM file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the PPM file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the PPM 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 PPM file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
PPM File Viewers
- FastPictureViewer Professional
- Ability Photopaint
- Ulead PhotoImpact
- PMView Pro