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List of common bitmap image file extensions

Some common bitmap (raster) graphics formats you can encounter in your computer or on internet.

Common bitmap images may change in time as the popularity and significance of some formats can change.
Whole category of bitmap images contains now 1047 file types. Show all bitmap image file types.

bmp file icon bmp 

Files with bmp file extension can be commonly found as bitmap images. One of the traditional bitmap formats.

 cpt 

Files with cpt suffix can be mostly encountered as raster graphics files from Corel PHOTO-PAINT app, part of CorelDRAW suite.

dds file icon dds 

A dds file extension is related to DirectDraw Surface format. The surface file stores 3D texture compressed with DirectX Texture Compression.

dib file icon dib 

Files with dib suffix can be mainly found as graphics images in the Device-Independent Bitmap format.

 dng 

A dng file extension is related to the Digital Negative (DNG) RAW digital image file format developed by the Adobe Corporation. It is used to store digital RAW pictures captured by digital cameras and DSLRs (Digital Single Lens Reflex cameras).

dt2 file icon dt2 

A dt2 file extension is associated with Microsoft Live Messenger and used for graphic avatar file in PNG format. Every time you add a new avatar to your MSN, a new dt2 file is created in Local Settings folder.

emf file icon emf 

An emf file extension is associated with the Enhanced Windows Metafile bitmap picture image file format.

gif file icon gif 

Files with gif extension are one of the most common bitmap image file formats available on the Internet. Maximum number of colors is 256. This format supports also simple animations and is widely used for banners or fun animations.

ico file icon ico 

An ico file extension is mainly related to an icon graphic file format used by various operating systems. An ico file stores icons at various sizes.

icon file icon icon 

The icon file extension is commonly used for small graphic icon files in my programs. Can be opened and edited in programs like Axialis IconWorkshop or Icon Catcher.

jpeg file icon jpeg 

Files with jpeg extension can be commonly found as images in JPEG bitmap image format.

jpg file icon jpg 

Files with jpg file suffix contain pictures, digital photos and other bitmap images. It is one of the most common image format used today.

pcx file icon pcx 

Files with pcx extension can be commonly found as bitmap pictures saved in old Paintbrush program. Can be opened in most modern graphic editors.

 pic 

Files with pic extension can generally be found as pictures. Many format, most of them old and obsolete. A lot of them are still viewable using XnView.

png file icon png 

A png file extension is commonly used for Portable Network Graphic files. PNG is a bitmap image mainly used on web pages.

psd file icon psd 

The psd file extension is traditionally associated with default graphic format of Adobe Photoshop. Adobe psd graphics file is pixel based graphics file format. However some graphic elements can be stored in vector graphics. In default psd graphics file contains layers with masks, color spaces, ICC profiles, transparency, text, alpha channels and spot colors, clipping paths, and duotone settings.

 psdx 

Files with psdx extension can be found as graphics saved using the Adobe Photoshop Touch software.

 raw 

A raw image format is used by various digital cameras and scanning devices. A raw file stores minimally processed data from the image sensor of either a digital camera, image scanner, or motion picture film scanner.

tga file icon tga 

Files with tga suffix are generally bitmap images in old TarGA format. Most programs support this format.

 thm 

Files with THM extension can also be found as various thumbnails. Small preview pictures of much larger images.

tif file icon tif 

Files with tif suffix are generally bitmap images in Tagged Image File Format (TIFF). TIFF/IT is a standard for the exchange of digital adverts and complete pages. TIFF files typically only contain bitmap and no vector data.

tiff file icon tiff 

Files with tiff extension are bitmap images in the Tagged Image File Format. Usually having the extension TIF, it's one of the more common graphics file types.

wbmp file icon wbmp 

The WBMP file extension is related to the Wireless Bitmap image file format used by wireless communication devices (WAP compatible cell phones).

 wdp 

Files with wpd suffix are in majority of cases HD pictures saved in special Windows Media HD Photo format developed by Microsoft.

 webp 

A webp file extension is associated with the picture image format developed by Google that is designed to improve the performance of web pages and make the web faster by reducing image file sizes.

This is a list of some the most common file types from this category and may change in time as the popularity and significance of some formats can change. Whole category of bitmap images contains now 1047 file types. Show all bitmap image files.

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