File Extension BMP

.BMP File

File extension: BMP
File type: Windows OS/2 Bitmap Graphics
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The BMP file type is primarily associated with 'Windows OS/2 Bitmap Graphics'. A large number of programs attempt to capture this file extension. The Macintosh type is: BMPf

Detailed information for file extension BMP:


Primary association: Windows OS/2 Bitmap Graphics
File classification: Graphic
Mime type: image/bmp, image/x-bmp, image/x-bitmap, image/x-xbitmap, image/x-win-bitmap, image/x-windows-bmp, image/ms-bmp, image/x-ms-bmp, application/bmp, application/x-bmp, application/x-win-bitmap
Identifying characters Hex: 42 4D , ASCII: BM
Program ID: ACDSee.BMP , bmpFile , CorelDRAW.Graphic.11 , EasyShare.bmp , EFXFileType , FotoCanvas2.BMP , GraphicsConverterPro.bmp , IrfanView.bmp , Paint.Picture , PaintShopPro8.Image , PhotoSuite.Image , SlowVi
Related links: IrfanView, The GIMP, XnView

Other applications associated with file type BMP:

  • Award (AWBM BIOS Bitmap) by Phoenix Technologies LTDAward BIOS versions have the ability to display a full-screen boot logo instead of the usual POST screen. The logo itself is embedded in the BIOS image, and although its file name has the extension .BMP, it is not a BMP file - it's a simplistic format referred to AWBM. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 41 57 42 4D , ASCII: AWBM Related links: AWBM Tools
  • Infinity Game Engine (Palette Information) by BioWare Corp.Standard graphic file with only one pixel plus color info. This association is classified as Game.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




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Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .BMP

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: OISbmpfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~1\OFFICE11\ois.exe /shellOpen %1

ProgramID: EZPhotoTools2.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BestOn\EZPhoto Tools 2.1\EZPhotoTools2.exe %1

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: rundll32.exe

ProgramID: MGIPS5.BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Roxio\PhotoSuite\RoxioPhotoSuite.EXE %1

ProgramID: ImageComposer.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MIA08B~1\imgcomp.exe %1

ProgramID: 602Photo.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Software602\602Pro PC SUITE\602Photo\602Photo.exe %1

ProgramID: PSP5.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PAINTS~1\Psp.exe /dde

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: rundll32.exe D:\WINXP\System32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen %1

ProgramID: Photoshop.BMPFile.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Photoshop CS\Photoshop.exe %1

ProgramID: DojoFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Slawdog\DOJOPL~1\Dojo.exe %1

ProgramID: PI3.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead PhotoImpact 8\Iedit.exe

ProgramID: Psdeluxe.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\AMERIC~1\PRINTS~1\psdeval.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee 7.0.bmp
EXEFile: blank

ProgramID: PV8.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0 SE Basic\eViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: UltimatePaint
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UP\upaint.exe %1

ProgramID: Firegraphic.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Firegraphic.com\Firegraphic 6\Firegraphic.exe %1

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: wingif.exe %1

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%2\system32\mspaint.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDC_BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACDSee32\ACDSee32.exe /v

ProgramID: MozillaBMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NETSCAPE\NETSCAPE\NETSCP.EXE -url %1

ProgramID: VuePrint
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\vuepro32.exe %1

ProgramID: PhotoDeluxeBusiness.BMPAndRLEFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PhotoDeluxe BE 1.1\PBE.exe %1

ProgramID: PI3.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead PhotoImpact 10 ESD\Iedit.exe %1

ProgramID: PI3.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead PhotoImpact 6\iedit.exe %1

ProgramID: FotoCanvas2.BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\FotoCanvas\2.0\FotoCanvas2.exe /dde

ProgramID: Amazing Photo Editor.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CUTECD~1\Amazing Photo Editor.exe

ProgramID: PV8.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0\eViewer.exe

ProgramID: XnView.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: TheGIMP20
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GIMP-2.2\bin\gimp-win-remote.exe %1

ProgramID: Std.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\RECOGN~1.2\STD.EXE %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QUICKT~1\PictureViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.bmp
EXEFile: %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickTime\PictureViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: PV8.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0

ProgramID: PV1.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 7.0\eViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: PSP7.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 7\psp.exe /dde

ProgramID: PSP7.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 7\psp.exe

ProgramID: PictureMall.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PICTUR~1\Photo\cdphoto.exe %1

ProgramID: PI3.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead PhotoImpact 5\Iedit.exe %1

ProgramID: PhotoSuite.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MGI\PhotoSuite 8.1\PSUITE.EXE %1

ProgramID: PhotoshopElements3.BMPFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 3.0\PhotoshopElementsEditor.exe %1

ProgramID: PhotoshopElements.BMPFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Photoshop Elements 2\PhotoshopElements.exe %1

ProgramID: Photoshop.WBMFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Photoshop 7.0\ImageReady.exe %1

ProgramID: Photoshop.BMPFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Photoshop 5.5\Photoshp.exe %1

ProgramID: Photohse.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Suite 8\PhotoHse\photohse.exe %1

ProgramID: PhotoDeluxeBusiness.BMPAndRLEFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PhotoDeluxe BE 1.0\PBE.exe %1

ProgramID: PEX7.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 7.0\Pex.exe %1

ProgramID: PaintShopPro9.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 9\Paint Shop Pro 9.exe /dde

ProgramID: PaintShopPro8.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 8\Paint Shop Pro.exe /dde

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen %1

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: rundll32.exe

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Full

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: D:\WINDA\System32\mspaint.exe %1

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: C:\PSP\PSP.EXE %1

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\System32\mspaint.exe %1

ProgramID: OISbmpfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~3\OFFICE11\ois.exe /shellOpen %1

ProgramID: OISbmpfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\ois.exe /shellOpen %1

ProgramID: OISbmpfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI1933~1\OFFICE11\ois.exe /shellOpen %1

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ahead\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ahead\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: FastStone.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FastStone Image Viewer\FSViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: bmpFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ArcSoft\My Photo Center\PhotoStudio\photostudio.exe %1

ProgramID: BMP_UV
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Advanced Image Viewer and Converter\ImgViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee6.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\6.0\ACDSee6.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee.BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\ACDSee.exe /dde

ProgramID: ACDSee.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\5.0\ACDSee5.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee 7.0.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee 6.0.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\6.0\ACDSee6.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDC_BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\paints~1\psp.exe %1

ProgramID: PI6 Photo File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ArcSoft\PhotoImpression 6\PhotoViewer.exe

ProgramID: bmpfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\formZ\formZ RadioZity v4.1.0\formZ RadioZity.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee.BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACDSYS~1\ACDSEE\ACDSEE.EXE /dde

ProgramID: Photoshop.BMPFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Photoshop Elements\PhotoshopElements.exe %1

ProgramID: jpegfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\System32\rundll32.exe %ProgramFiles%\Windows Photo Gallery\PhotoViewer.dll, ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: Photoshop.BMPFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Photoshop 6.0\Photoshp.exe %1

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: rundll32.exe C:\WINXP\system32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen %1

ProgramID: ACDC_BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ScanSoft\OmniPagePro14.0\omnipage.exe %1

ProgramID: MozillaBMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MOZILLA.ORG\MOZILLA\MOZILLA.EXE -url

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\dllcache\mspaint.exe %1

ProgramID: MGIPS4_BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MGI\MGI PhotoSuite 4\PhotoSuite.exe %1

ProgramID: PI3.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead PhotoImpact 5 Bundled Edition\Iedit.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee.BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACDSYS~1\ACDSEE~1\ACDSEE.EXE /dde

ProgramID: PaintShopProStudio1.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro Studio\Paint Shop Pro Studio.exe /dde

ProgramID: ACDSee 8.0.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0\ACDSee8.exe %1

ProgramID: PictureIt!.Picture
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Picture It! Express\PICTURE.EXE /nostartup /nointro

ProgramID: PV85.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.5 SE\eViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: PI3.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead PhotoImpact 7\Iedit.exe %1

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files7.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero 7\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%.0\system32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen %1

ProgramID: PI3.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UPI10\Ulead Systems\Ulead PhotoImpact 10 SE\iedit.exe %1

ProgramID: MGIPSIII_BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MGI\MGI PhotoSuite III SE\PhotoSuite.exe %1

ProgramID: Fireworks.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Macromedia\Fireworks 8\Fireworks.exe %1

ProgramID: FastStone.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FastStone Image Viewer\FSViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: TheGIMP20
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GIMP-2.0\bin\gimp-win-remote.exe gimp-2.2.exe %1

ProgramID: Microsoft.Picture.It.Document.11
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Digital Image 2006\pi.exe %1

ProgramID: Visual Photo++ file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Visual Photo++\VPhoto.exe %1

ProgramID: PaintShopProX.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro X\Paint Shop Pro X.exe /dde

ProgramID: IviIHTPICTURE.MediaFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\InterVideo\Home Theater\Home Theater.exe -Picture %L

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: MediaCenter.11.File
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\MC11.exe /Play

ProgramID: LViewPro.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\LVIEWP~1\LViewPro.exe

ProgramID: IrfanView.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IrfanView\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: Photoshop.BMPFile.9
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS2\Photoshop.exe

ProgramID: Photoshop.BMPFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Photoshop 7.0\Photoshop.exe

ProgramID: OISbmpfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~3\Office12\OIS.EXE /shellOpen

ProgramID: ACDSee Pro.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0.Pro\ACDSee8Pro.exe

ProgramID: Magos.War3ModelEditor.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WoW Extracted Models\War3ModelEditor\War3ModelEditor\War3ModelEditor.exe

ProgramID: PhotoshopElements.BMPFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 2\PhotoshopElements.exe

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%.1\System32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: ROXIOPS8.BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Roxio\Easy Media Creator 8\PhotoSuite\PhotoSuite8.exe /Edit

ProgramID: CorelPhotoHouse.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\PRINTH~1\photohse.exe

ProgramID: ArtizenZE.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Artizen HDR\Artizen.exe

ProgramID: PV85.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.5 SE Basic\eViewer.exe

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\System32\rundll32.exe %ProgramFiles%\Windows Photo Gallery\PhotoViewer.dll, ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: PaintShopProPhotoXI.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo XI\Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo.exe

ProgramID: SnapfireI.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Snapfire Plus\Corel Snapfire.exe

ProgramID: Serif.PhotoPlus
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Serif\PhotoP70\Program\PHOTOP~1.EXE

ProgramID: PI3.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead PhotoImpact XL\Iedit.exe

ProgramID: PhotoDeluxeBusiness.BMPAndRLEFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Canon Creative\pdeluxe\PBE.exe

ProgramID: PhotoshopElements.BMPFile.4
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 4.0\PhotoshopElementsEditor.exe

ProgramID: bmpFileHandler
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Photo Pos Pro\Photo Pos Pro.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee.BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD\ACDSee\ACDSee.exe

ProgramID: ALSee.BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ESTsoft\ALSee\ALSee.exe

ProgramID: Microsoft Digital Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Pro Imaging Powertoys\Microsoft RAW Image Thumbnailer and Viewer for Windows XP\RAWSupport.exe

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files7.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero 7\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe

ProgramID: OISbmpfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\Office12\OIS.EXE /shellOpen

ProgramID: ACDSee 9.0.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\9.0\ACDSeeQV.exe

ProgramID: Opera.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Opera7\opera.exe

ProgramID: MediaCenter.11.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: FView.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FreshDevices\FreshView\fview.exe

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%1\System32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: Firegraphic.FiregraphicXP.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Firegraphic\Firegraphic XP\FiregraphicXP.exe

ProgramID: MGIPS4_BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Roxio\PhotoSuite 4\PhotoSuite.exe

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Accessories\MsPaint.EXE

ProgramID: ROXIOPS7.BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Roxio\Easy Media Creator 7\PhotoSuite\PhotoSuite7.exe

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%C\system32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACCESS~1\MSPAINT.EXE

ProgramID: WindowsLive.PhotoGallery.bmp
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe %ProgramFiles%\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXPhotoViewer.dll,LaunchPhotoViewer /v

ProgramID: ROXIOPS9.BMP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Roxio\PhotoSuite 9\PhotoSuite9.exe /Edit

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files7.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero8\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe

ProgramID: Image Broadway
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IMAGEB~1\IMAGEB5.EXE

ProgramID: iPE.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Express 2 SE\Ipe20.exe

ProgramID: FastStoneMV.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FastStone MaxView\MaxView.exe

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files8.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero8\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe

ProgramID: Media_Source_U.bmpFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Creative\MediaSource5\CTCMSu.exe /PlayNow

ProgramID: MyViewPad.bmp
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\My ViewPad\MyViewPad.exe

ProgramID: Nokia.Multimedia
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\MultimediaPlayer.exe

ProgramID: Paint.Picture
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\System32\rundll32.exe %ProgramFiles%\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll, ImageView_Fullscreen


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