PGM to BMP Converter

Batch convert pgm files to bmp online. Change pgm to bmp on Windows, Mac, Iphone or Android in a couple of clicks.

Select files for conversion or just drag and drop them to the upload area

How to convert PGM files to BMP online?

Step-by-step instructions for converting pgm files to bmp

Upload PGM-file

Click "Choose File" button to select a pgm file on your computer. PGM file size can be up to 50 Mb.

Convert PGM to BMP

Click "Convert" button to start conversion.

Download your BMP

When the conversion process is complete, you can download the BMP file.


  • ❓ How can I convert PGM to BMP?
    First you need to add file for conversion: drag and drop your PGM file or click the "Choose File" button. Then click the "Convert" button. When PGM to BMP conversion is completed, you can download your BMP file.
  • ⏱️ How long does it take to convert PGM to BMP?
    Image conversion is pretty fast. You can change PGM to BMP in a few seconds.
  • 🛡️ Is it safe to convert PGM to BMP on AnyConv?
    Of course! We delete uploaded files immediately, and converted ones after 24 hours. No one has access to your files. File conversion (including PGM to BMP) is absolutely safe.
  • 💻 Can I convert PGM to BMP on Mac OS or Linux?
    Yes, you can use AnyConv on any operating system that has a web browser. Our PGM to BMP converter works online and does not require software installation.

Information about PGM and BMP file formats

Full name PGM, Portable Gray Map Image BMP - Microsoft Windows bitmap
File extension .pgm .bmp, .dib
MIME type image/x-portable-graymap image/bmp, image/x-bmp
Developed by Jef Poskanzer Microsoft
Type of format Raster image Raster graphics
Description PGM files are known as portable graymap files and contain grayscale image information. These files can be saved in two representations, either as plain (ASCII) text or binary. In which way the PGM is saved is apparent in the file header. If the header contains the string "P2" it is a text format, if it contains the string "P5", it's a binary representation. Binary PGM files can contain more than one image. This is not possible for the text-based PGM. It is limited to one image. The BMP file format, also known as bitmap image file or device independent bitmap (DIB) file format or simply a bitmap, is a raster graphics image file format used to store bitmap digital images, independently of the display device, especially on Microsoft Windows and OS/2 operating systems.
Technical details Portaple Gray Map Images can be encoded using either one byte or two bytes per pixel, representing either 8 or 16 bits. The file header contains different information such as the width and height of the image and the maximum number of black and white shades. The information is stored in a grit format, consisting of different numbers. These numbers represent the grayscale shades of the image, ranging from black (0) to white (65.536). The bitmap image file consists of fixed-size structures as well as variable-size structures appearing in a predetermined sequence. Many different versions of some of these structures can appear in the file, due to the long evolution of this file format.
File conversion PGM conversion BMP conversion
Associated programs ACD Systems ACDSee 18, ACD System Canvas 15, Adobe Photoshop with plug-in, Corel PaintShop Pro X8, GIMP, Inkscape, Netpbm Microsoft Paint, Adobe Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, the GIMP, GraphicConverter, Helicon Filter, ImageMagick, Inkscape, IrfanView, Pixel image editor, Paint.NET.
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