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BAM file format description

Many people share .bam files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bam file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bam files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bam - Infinity Engine Animation

BAM file is an Infinity Engine Animation. Infinity Engine is a game engine which allows the creation of isometric role-playing video games. BAM files describe animated graphics. Such files are used for animations and interactive GUI elements and for logical collections of images. The format supports multiple animation cycles, each containing multiple frames.

.bam file format description:
BAM format
Baldurs Gate
Game Data files
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Infinity Engine Animation related links:
Infinity Engine Animation related extensions:
Infinity Engine Game Data
Infinity Engine 1.0 User Interface Description
Infinity Engine Creature
Infinity Engine 2.0 Effects
Infinity Engine Compressed Tileset
Infinity Engine Visual Effects

Naturally, other applications may also use the .bam file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bam files. Be especially cautious with .bam files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .bam file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .bam file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

abm, vam, ham, fam, bxm, bma, bal, bah, am, nam, gam, bzm, bwm, ban, bak

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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