BAM file format description

Many people often share .bam files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .bam files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .bam files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .bam files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .bam file format.

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bam - Infinity Engine Animation

The BAM game data files are related to Baldurs Gate. The 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
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Infinity Engine Animation related extensions:

  • stl ROSE Online 3D Model Data
  • g3x RealFlight Content
  • dac Chips Challenge DAC File
  • slak Starship Troopers Data
  • til CTGP Revolution Texture Archive
  • ydd Grand Theft Auto V Drawable Dictionary Data

.bam - SpliceV BAM Data

The BAM data files are related to SpliceV. The BAM file is a SpliceV BAM Data. SpliceV is a tool to visualize coverage, canonical, and backsplice junctions.

Category:Data files
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SpliceV BAM Data related extensions:

  • bsj SpliceV Backsplice Junctions Data

.bam - OHRRPGCE Music Data

The BAM audio files are related to OHRRPGCE. The BAM file is an OHRRPGCE Music Data. Official Hamster Republic Role Playing Game Construction Engine (OHRRPGCE) is an easy-to-use utility with which you can create your own 2D RPG game in a style similar to the classic Final Fantasy games on the NES.

Category:Audio files
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OHRRPGCE Music Data related extensions:

  • syn SimSynth Audio Data
  • vb Sony Playstation Wave Bank Body
  • sb_ Compressed Creative Labs Sound Blaster Instruments
  • a2w Adlib Tracker II Instrument Bank with Macros
  • rwr RiffWorks Riff Data
  • rts Real Tracker Sample

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .bam file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .bam extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .bam files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .bam files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .bam file

To set the .bam file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .bam file association. Many applications can open .bam files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .bam file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

abm, am, ba, bah, bak, bal, ban, bm, bma, bqm, bwm, bxm, bzm, fam, gam

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .bam filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .bam:

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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