BUM file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bum - Poser Bump Maps Data

The BUM graphic files are related to Poser. The BUM file is a Poser Bump Maps Data. Poser is a 3D rendering and animation software program optimized for models that depict the human figure in three-dimensional form, mostly used to pose and animate the figures in a similar way as a mannequin.

Graphic files
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Poser Bump Maps Data related extensions:
Poser Camera Data
Poser Compressed Camera Data
Poser Character
Poser Compressed Character
Poser Face Data
Poser Compressed Face Data

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

Can't open a .bum 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 .bum file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bhm, bim, bkm, bm, bmu, bu, buj, buk, bul, bun, hum, num, ubm, um

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Nikon Capture Unsharp Mask
Commodore 128 VDC BitMap Image
Nashville Number System Chord
DVD IFO Backup File
BizHawk Movie
PLINK Extended MAP File

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