BMAP file format description
Many people share .bmap files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bmap file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bmap files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.bmap - Block Map File
The BMAP data files are related to Bmaptool. BMAP file is a Block Map File. Bmaptool is a generic tool for creating the block map (bmap) for a file and copying files using the block map. The idea is that large files, like raw system image files, can be copied or flashed a lot faster and more reliably with bmaptool than with traditional tools, like dd or cp.
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .bmap file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bmap files. Be especially cautious with .bmap files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .bmap 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .bmap file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bamp, vmap, map, gmap, bmp, bap, nmap, hmap, fmap, bma
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Blaze Audio Wave Information
- CompeGPS Vectorial Map
- HD DVD Advanced Content Time Map
- Visage Mpeg-4 ASCII Body Animation Parameters File
- WAsP Terrain Map
- BMA Archiver Compressed Archive
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