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PBM file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pbm - Portable Bitmap Image

The PBM graphic files are related to XnView. PBM file is a Portable Bitmap Image. The Portable Bitmap image format is a lowest common denominator monochrome file format. It serves as the common language of a large family of bitmap image conversion filters.

Application:
XnView
Category:
Graphic files
Mime-type:
image/x-portable-bitmap
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
pbma, pbmb, pbmv, rpbm
Portable Bitmap Image related extensions:
.$s
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
.2bp
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
.2d
Amapi Image
.411
Sony Mavica Picture
.4bt
GoDot Image
.73i
TI-73 Bitmap

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

Can't open a .pbm 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:

example.pbm

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 .pbm file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bm, bpm, lbm, obm, pb, pbh, pbj, pbk, pbl, pbn, pfm, pgm, phm, pm, pmb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.bpm
Sybase PowerDesigner Business Process Model
.pbl
PowerBASIC DOS Static Library
.bm
Commodore 128 VDC BitMap Image
.bpm
Bizagi Process Modeler File
.pbn
Portable Bridge Notation Database
.lbm
Deluxe Paint Bitmap

Operating systems

DataTypes.net currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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