A pbm file extension is related to the Xlib, an X Window System protocol client library used by Linux. A pbm file stores bitmap graphics.

There is one other file type using
the PBM file extension!

pbm icon.pbm - Portable bitmap picture

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Software that open pbm file

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PBM file extension - Xlib bitmap graphics

What is pbm file? How to open pbm files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

Xlib is an X Window System protocol client library in the C programming language. It contains functions for interacting with an X server.

These functions allow programmers to write programs without knowing the details of the protocol.

The default software associated to open pbm file:

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Various Linux developers logoLinux operating systems  Linux/Unix software

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Various Linux developers

Linux is family of Unix-based operating systems. Linux kernel supports variety of devices such as desktop computers, smart phones, tablet computers, routers, video game consoles etc. Linux is also leading operating system for servers. Linux is available for free in many distributions on the Internet.

Popular distributions for desktops are Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian. For servers are variants of Red Hat, Xandros, Slackware, Debian, SUSE etc.

Operating system for smart phones called Android is also based on Linux. Nokia developed Linux based operating systems for smart phones called MeeGo and Maemo.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.pbm files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

Find conversions from pbm file:

pbm to fpx

pbm to img

pbm to png

Find converter to pbm file type:

disk to pbm

List of software applications associated to the .pbm 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 pbm file, edit pbm file, convert pbm file, view pbm file, play pbm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 pbm files.

Software that open pbm file - Xlib bitmap graphics

Programs supporting the exension pbm on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Linux operating systems for open pbm file action.

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