PAM File Type

- The quick facts

What are PAM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PAM file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a PAM file?

A .PAM file is a Portable Arbitrary Map Bitmap file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open PAM files

Important: Different programs may use files with the PAM file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PAM file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different PAM openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 26, 2019

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Zoner Photo StudioZoner Photo StudioUser submitted
MysticThumbsMysticThumbsUser submitted
Sothink Photo Album MakerSothink Photo Album MakerUser submitted
BS PictureBS PictureUser submitted
Chasys Draw IESChasys Draw IESUser submitted
SView5SView5User submitted
3DBrowser3DBrowserUser submitted
3D Photo Browser3D Photo BrowserUser submitted
My ViewPadMy ViewPadUser submitted
Power AdressManagerPower AdressManagerUser submitted

Help us help others helps thousands of users every day, and we would love to hear from you if you have additional information about PAM file formats, example files, or compatible programs. Please use the links below or email us at to discuss further.