ILBM file format description
Many people share .ilbm files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ilbm file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ilbm files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.lbm - Deluxe Paint Bitmap
The LBM graphic files are related to XnView. LBM file is a Deluxe Paint Bitmap Image. The LBM image format was created for the Deluxe Paint. LBM files are saved using an IFF Bitmap header and IFF color map. Its native format is a subclass of IFF called PBM, and compresses its images as bytes using the PackBits compression type, giving a ratio of up to 1:10.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ilbm file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ilbm files. Be especially cautious with .ilbm files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ilbm 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 .ilbm file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ibm, ilb, ilm, lbm
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Deluxe Paint Bitmap
- Opus Creator Multimedia File
- MotionTracking Illumination Correction Data
- Scream Tracker 2 Instrument Library
- Age of Wonders Image Library
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