File Extension PNM

.PNM File

File extension: PNM
File type: Bitmap


Notes about the PNM file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The PNM file type is primarily associated with 'PBM Portable Any Map Graphic'. A family of formats. The files are usually .PNM but can have the form .P?M with ? being any letter.

Detailed information for file extension PNM:


Primary association: PBM Portable Any Map Graphic
File classification: Graphic
Mime type: image/x-portable-anymap, image/x-portable/anymap, image/pbm
Identifying characters Hex: 50 36 0A , ASCII: P6
Related links: XnView

Other applications associated with file type PNM:

File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .PNM

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: GraphicsConverterPro.pnm, FileType: Portable Image, AppName: GraphicsConverter-reg
EXEFile: GraphicsConverter.exe

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

ProgramID: konvertor
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Konvertor\Konvertor.exe %1

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

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

ProgramID: TheGIMP13
EXEFile: C:\GIMP-1.3\bin\gimp-1.3.exe %1

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

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

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

ProgramID: pngfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\PhotoEd\PHOTOED.EXE

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

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

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

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

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

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


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