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PGMA file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pgma - ASCII Portable Graymap Image

The PGMA graphic files are related to NetPBM. PGMA file is an ASCII Portable Graymap Image.

Graphic files
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ASCII Portable Graymap Image related extensions:
Portable Arbitrary Map
Portable Graymap Image
Binary Portable Graymap Image
Portable Pixmap Image
Portable Pixmap Image ASCII
Binary Portable Pixmap Image

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

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

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

gma, pbma, pga, pgm, pgmx, pma

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

GMod Addon
Portable Bitmap Image
Windows NT Performance Monitor Alert File
PowerGREP Action Definition
Pegasus Mail Archive
Portable Graymap Image

Operating systems 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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