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PPMA file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ppma - Portable Pixmap Image ASCII

The PPMA graphic files are related to NetPBM. PPMA file is a Portable Pixmap Image ASCII. PPMA is a data directory which contains examples of the ASCII version of the portable pixel map PPM format. It is a simple RGB color image description.

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

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

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

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

pma, plma, ppmx, ppam, ppm, ppa

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Windows NT Performance Monitor Alert File
Protomata-Learner PLMA Data
Microsoft PowerPoint Add-in
Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Add-in
Portable Pixmap Image
Scorelib Paged Parameter MatriX Data

Operating systems

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

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