What are PBM files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PBM file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your PBM files.
What is a PBM file?
PBM files have multiple uses, and IFF Packed Bitmap is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
IFF Packed Bitmap
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 PBM files
Important: Different programs may use files with the PBM file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PBM file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different PBM openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: February 20, 2024
All known file formats using extension .PBM
While IFF Packed Bitmap is a popular type of PBM-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PBM file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
We know that one PBM format is Portable BitMap. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
PBM opener for Windows
We have identified 3 PBM openers that are compatible with this specific type of PBM file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PBM files. Remember, different programs may use PBM files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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