There are 5 other file types using
the PGM file extension!

pgm file icon.pgm - AKAI MPC drum set file

pgm file icon.pgm - CGI Program

pgm file icon.pgm - Chromeleon batch program file

pgm file icon.pgm - OPENTECH STB data file

pgm file icon.pgm - Signature program

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PGM file extension - Portable graymap file format

What is pgm file? How to open pgm files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

Dangerous and malicious file type icon Dangerous and malicious file type

pgm file icon: pgm filetype icon

The pgm file extension is used for Portable Graymap file format.

PBMPlus files are created by Jef Poskanzer's PBMPlus Portable bitmap utilities. The portable graymap format is a lowest common denominator grayscale file format.

MIME: image/x-portable-graymap
MIME: image/x-portable-bitmap
MIME: image/x-portable-pixmap
MIME: image/x-portable-anymap
MIME: image/x-pgm

The default software associated to pgm file type:

IrfanView icon

IrfanView  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Irfan Skiljan

IrfanView is a freeware image viewer for Microsoft Windows with support for many graphic formats and easy to use user interface, first released in 1996. Since then it grew to a very popular software with millions of users that is available in almost 30 languages.

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logo XnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

XnView MP is the enhanced version of XnView Classic. It is a free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS.

Help how to open PGM files:

Use XnView or Adobe Photoshop to view *.pgm files.

How to convert file with extension PGM:

Use Adobe Photoshop or Draw.

Find conversions from pgm file:

pgm to jpeg

pgm to pdf

Find converter to pgm file type:

3fr to pgm

png to pgm

File identification strings:

HEX code: 50 35 0A
ASCII code: P5

List of software applications associated to the .pgm file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open pgm file, edit pgm file, convert pgm file, view pgm file, play pgm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the pgm files.

  • Open pgm file
  • Save pgm file
  • Edit pgm file
  • View pgm file
  • Convert pgm file
  • Import pgm file
  • Export pgm file
  • Others pgm file

Software that open pgm file - Portable graymap file format

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open pgm file action.

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