There are 7 other file types using
the BMS file extension!

empty - Backup Magic backup set

empty - Bitmove Multimedia Script file

empty - Beatmania Music Simulator file

empty - BeMusic script file

empty - BIOWRAP multi-layer security file

empty - NovaLogic game binary map file

empty - QuickBMS script

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BMS file - Playback Bitmap Sequence graphic file

What is bms file? How to open bms files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

bms file icon: bms filetype icon

The BMS file extension is also used for some older animated graphic format called Playback Bitmap Sequence Graphics. Most likely similar to animated GIFs.

The Playback Bitmap Sequence graphic file format seems to be obsolete.

Help how to open:

You can view this format using XnView.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .bms file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .bms file extension

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

  • View bms file

bms file viewer - programs that view bms file - Playback Bitmap Sequence graphic file

Programs supporting the exension bms on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about XnView MP for view bms file action.


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