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. The 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.

Data files
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Block Map File related extensions:
Alice v3 Class
NCBridge NC900 Boot Image
Portable License Utility Data
Corel WordPerfect Program Editor Resident Area
Efficient Binary Format Data
VisiQuest Standard Data Format File

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.

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, bap, bma, bmp, fmap, gmap, hmap, map, nmap, vmap

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

TECkit Mapping Table
HPS Ancient Warfare Map Data
µVision Listing Data
Map Data
Garmin BaseCamp Map Data
OruxMaps Calibrated Map Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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