XBM file extension - X Windows system bitmap image
What is xbm file? How to open xbm files?
File type specification:
xbm file icon:
The xbm file extension is associated with the X Windows system bitmap image format.
In computer graphics, the X Window System uses X BitMap (XBM), an ASCII text monochrome image format, for storing cursor and icon bitmaps used in the X GUI.
The *.xbm files differ markedly from most image files in that they take the form of C language source files. This means that they can be compiled directly into an application without any preprocessing steps, but it also makes them far larger than their raw pixel data would be (each byte of image data takes 6 bytes in a XBM file).
The default software associated to xbm file type:
Company or developer:
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.
List of software applications associated to the .xbm file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open xbm file, edit xbm file, convert xbm file, view xbm file, play xbm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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- Open xbm file
- View xbm file
- Convert xbm file
- Import xbm file
- Export xbm file
- Print xbm file
- Others xbm file