PGM File Type

- The quick facts

What are PGM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PGM 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 PGM file?

PGM files have multiple uses, and Corum VIP Program is one of them.

Corum VIP Program

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 PGM files

Important: Different programs may use files with the PGM file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PGM 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 PGM openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 29, 2022

All known file formats using extension .PGM

While Corum VIP Program is a popular type of PGM-file, we know of 6 different uses of the .PGM extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Portable GrayMap Bitmap

We know that one PGM format is Portable GrayMap Bitmap. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

PGM opener for Windows

We have identified 2 PGM openers that are compatible with this specific type of PGM file.

Bitberry File OpenerBitberry File OpenerVerified

More file formats using the PGM extension

Through our research of PGM files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • HOT Pop-Up Program
  • Opentech Digital STB Main Software
  • SwissMicros DM42 Programs Firmware
  • Yamaha RS7000 OS image

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Pixillion Image ConverterPixillion Image ConverterUser submitted
IrfanViewIrfanViewUser submitted
PhotoPad Image EditorPhotoPad Image EditorUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
HoneyviewHoneyviewUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
Ulead Photo ExplorerUlead Photo ExplorerUser submitted
GIMPGIMPUser submitted
Ulead Instant ViewerUlead Instant ViewerUser submitted
Zoner Photo StudioZoner Photo StudioUser submitted

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