What is a BMP File Type?
Also known as the Device Independent Bitmap (DIB), the BMP format was developed by Microsoft to save images that would not be distorted when they are viewed on different devices. The format
The BMP format starts with a-file head, which includes the file identifier, file size, width, height, data compression method (optional), color options and starting point of the bitmap data. This is followed by the raw pixel images and optional ICC color profile data.
BMP files are not compressed, so they can be large. The d' JPEG and PNG images are therefore common alternatives to the BMP format for saving and transferring digital images.
BMP file extension is created by Microsoft, also known as Bitmap Image File. BMP has been classified as Common File Types. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open BMP files in Adobe Photoshop program.