File Extension PGM

.PGM File

File extension: PGM
File type: Portable Graymap Graphic


Notes about the PGM file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The PGM file type is primarily associated with 'Portable Graymap Graphic'.

Detailed information for file extension PGM:


Primary association: Portable Graymap Graphic
File classification: Graphic
Mime type: image/x-portable-graymap, image/x-pgm
Identifying characters Hex: 50 35 0A , ASCII: P5
Related links: XnView, IrfanView

Other applications associated with file type PGM:

  • BASIC (Program)Some early (c. 1984) BASIC languages used the PGM extension to indicate a program. These were executable text files that the BASIC interpreter would run. The .BAS extension is more common for this now. This association is classified as Source Code.
  • CGI (Program)Sometimes you will see a URL reference to [filename].PGM. These are usually a reference to a script on the server that then runs and outputs the HTML code for the page you will see. Some of these pages are browser specific so if you click on a .PGM link and the browser asks you what program you need to open the file try using Internet Explorer instead of whatever browser you are using as most are written for the browser. The IBM iSeries HTTP server commonly uses .PGM, for example. Note: This file type can become infected and should be carefully scanned if someone sends you a file with this extension. This association is classified as Source Code.
  • Chromeleon (Batch Program)
  • MegaBasic (Apple II Program File)This program was an Apple II program from the 1980's. The file was found on the Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom.
  • Opentech (Digital STB Main Software) by Opentech, Inc.Digital set-top box (STB) is a product for digitalized broadcast. This product can be used for various broadcasts such as digital satellite, cable, and terrestrial; all following digitalization of broadcasts and telecommunications. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 4F 44 53 50 47 4D , ASCII: ODSPGM
  • RS7000 (OS Image) by Yahama Corporation The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 52 4D 53 78 20 4F 53 20 46 69 6C 65 00 00 00 00 30 30 30 30 , ASCII: RMSx.OS.File....0000
  • Signature Program
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .PGM

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: ABCImageBrowser.pgmImage, FileType: Portable Pixmap, GreyMap, BitMap, AppName: ABC Image Browser 4
EXEFile: IBrowser4.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee.pgm, FileType: ACDSee PGM Image, AppName: ACDSee

ProgramID: ACDSee.PGM, FileType: ACDSee PGM Image, AppName: ACDSee for Windows 95/98/2000/NT

ProgramID: ACDSee6.pgm, FileType: ACDSee6 PGM Image, AppName: ACDSee 6.0 Application
EXEFile: ACDSee6.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee6.pgm, FileType: ACDSee6 PGM Image, AppName: ACDSee Application

ProgramID: EZPixFile, FileType: EZ-Pix Image, AppName: ezpix

ProgramID: EZPixFile, FileType: EZ-Pix Image, AppName: Image Viewing Software

ProgramID: FotoCanvas2.PGM, FileType: FotoCanvas PGM Image, AppName: FotoCanvas2
EXEFile: FotoCanvas2.exe

ProgramID: GraphicsConverterPro.pgm, FileType: Portable Greyscale, AppName: GraphicsConverter-reg
EXEFile: GraphicsConverter.exe

ProgramID: HyperLOCK, AppName: HyperCD

ProgramID: ICPlus, AppName: ImageEditor Plus
EXEFile: ICPlus.exe

ProgramID: IrfanView.pgm, FileType: IrfanView PGM File, AppName: IrfanView
EXEFile: i_view32.exe

ProgramID: PaintShopPro8.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro 8
EXEFile: Paint Shop Pro.exe

ProgramID: PEX7.Image, AppName: Ulead Photo Explorer
EXEFile: PEX.EXE

ProgramID: PSP.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro Windows 32 bit Executable

ProgramID: PSP5.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro 5 Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro 5 Release Executable
EXEFile: PSP.EXE

ProgramID: PSP7.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro 7 Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro 7
EXEFile: psp.exe

ProgramID: PV1.Image, AppName: Ulead Instant Viewer

ProgramID: SlowView PGM, AppName: SlowView
EXEFile: SlowView.exe

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

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

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

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

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

ProgramID: ACDSee.PGM
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACDSYS~1\ACDSee\ACDSee.exe /dde

ProgramID: ACDSee.PGM
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\HEWLET~1\PHOTOS~1\ACDSys\ACD\ACDSee\ACDSee.exe /dde

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

ProgramID: PaintShopPro
EXEFile: C:\PSP\PSP.EXE %1

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

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

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

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

ProgramID: PSP.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PAINTS~1\PSP.EXE /dde

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

ProgramID: PSP5.Image
EXEFile: F:\PAINT~14\Psp.exe /dde

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

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

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

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

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

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

ProgramID: CPCView.PbmDoc
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe %1

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

ProgramID: SmartPixImage
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Smart Pix Manager\SmartPix.exe %1

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

ProgramID: ACDSee 7.0.pgm
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe %1

ProgramID: PSP6.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PAINTS~1\psp.exe /dde

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

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

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

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

ProgramID: LViewPro
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\LVIEWP~1\LVIEWPRO.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

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

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

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

ProgramID: PV85.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.6\eViewer.exe

ProgramID: PEX85.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.5 SE Basic\PEX.exe

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

ProgramID: HyperLOCK
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\HyperCD\HyperCD.exe

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

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

ProgramID: IrfanView.pgm
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IRFANV~1\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: Pagis.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ScanSoft\Pagis\XIFVIEW.EXE

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

ProgramID: CPCView.PbmDoc
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MOZILL~1\FIREFOX.EXE

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

ProgramID: Pagis.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Xerox\Pagis\XIFVIEW.EXE

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files.pgm
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ahead\Nero\Nero 7\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe

ProgramID: DigitalFotoMaker.5.pgm
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MAGIX\FOTO_M~1\FOTOMA~1.EXE

ProgramID: PhEdit.pgm
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\VCW VicMan's Photo Editor\vcwphoto.exe

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


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