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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

The BAM game data files are related to Baldurs Gate. 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.

Application:
Baldurs Gate
Category:
Game Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
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.hof
OMSI HOF Data

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:

example.bam

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:

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.bah
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.ba
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.gam
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.ban
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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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