PNM File Type- The quick facts
What are PNM files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PNM 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 PNM file?
A .PNM file is a Portable Any Map Image file.
PNM files are image files in a format called "Portable Any Map". The format, or rather formats, was invented by Jef Poskanzer. Actually, a PNM file can contain an image in one of six different variations of Portable Bit Map, Portable Gray Map, or Portable Pixel Map. On top of that, a PNM file can be either ASCII or binary.
How to open PNM files
We have identified one PNM opener that is compatible with this specific type of PNM file.
Programs that open Portable Any Map Image files
Last updated: December 22, 2021
Suggest another file format using extension PNM
While we know of one file format using the .PNM file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PNM file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PNM files. Remember, different programs may use PNM 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 Converter||User submitted|
|PhotoPad Image Editor||User submitted|
|Ashampoo Photo Commander||User submitted|
|Zoner Photo Studio||User submitted|
|Photomania Deluxe||User submitted|
|Hornil StylePix||User submitted|