BAM File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a BAM file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .BAM files.

What is a BAM file?

A .BAM file is a Bob's AdLib Music module file. Through our analysis of BAM files, we know that one use of the format is Bob's AdLib Music module. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open BAM files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension BAM for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different BAM openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .BAM

While Bob's AdLib Music module is a popular type of BAM-file, we know of 5 different uses of the .BAM extension.

The BAM file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a BAM opener may not be able to open all kinds of BAM files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited BAM viewer.

BOYAN Action Module

These BAM files contain the configuration for the advanced communication program for MS-DOS. Boyan was a terminal program that controlled a dial-up modem connected to the PC so that the user could access Bulletin Board Systems in the pre-internet days of the 1980s and 1990s.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different BAM openers which you will find listed below.

Infinity Engine Animation

These BAM files contain the animated images used in Infinity Engine, a gaming engine. BAM files are used in 2D role-playing video games like Dungeons and Dragons.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different BAM openers which you will find listed below.

Panda3D Bam container

These BAM files contain the scene graphs and subgraphs used in Panda3D; a scene graph engine used to create 3D games. Panda3D uses Python and C++ as its coding language. 3D Models get created in Blender or 3ds Max and then gets imported into Panda3D. Through Panda, you set up the virtual world.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different BAM openers which you will find listed below.

Sequence Alignment/Map format

Through our analysis of BAM files, we know that one use of the format is Sequence Alignment/Map format . We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different BAM openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of BAM files. Remember, different programs may use BAM files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Loan*Calculator! PlusLoan*Calculator! PlusUser submitted
Internet Pictures Corp. iPIX ViewerInternet Pictures Corp. iPIX ViewerUser submitted
Unipro UGENEUnipro UGENEUser submitted
AmortizeITAmortizeITUser submitted
Golden Helix GenomeBrowse Win32Golden Helix GenomeBrowse Win32User submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BAM-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with BAM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!