PGMfile extension

Portable Gray Map Image

Have trouble opening the .pgm extension? Don't panic! This page explains pgm files and suggests programs you may use to open pgm files. You can download these programs through this page!

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What is PGM file?

A PGM (Portable Gray Map) file is a special file format containing one or two bytes of information for a grayscale bitmap image. PGM files include the header information and a grid of numbers representing various shades, ranging from pure black to white.

Additional information

PGM files are standard for portable graphics but have some color limitations. They can be opened with the help of some image editing applications. PGM files are tiny, so it is easy to store them. In addition, thanks to their small size, they can be quickly loaded on websites and easily converted to other image formats.


How to open PGM file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the pgm extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Download Solution

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the pgm file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the pgm file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open PGM files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your pgm file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.