How to Open BMP File

BMP Format Description
Files having extension .BMP represent Bitmap Image files that are used to store bitmap digital images. These images are independent of graphics adapter and are also called device independent bitmap (DIB) file format. This independency serves the purpose of opening the file on multiple platforms such as Microsoft Windows and Mac. The BMP file format can store data as two-dimensional digital images in both monochrome as well as color format with various colour depths.

In uncompressed BMP files, as well as various other bitmap file formats, the pixels of an image are stored with varying color depths, which can be 1, 4, 8, 16, 24, or 32 bits per pixel. For images with a color depth of 8 bits or less, they can be either grayscale or indexed color. Transparency, in the form of an alpha channel, can be stored separately, functioning similarly to a grayscale image, or it can be incorporated into a fourth channel, which converts 24-bit images to 32 bits per pixel.

How to Open BMP File
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