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PPM File Extension

PPM file extension is created by Developer, also known as Portable Pixmap Image File. PPM has been classified as Raster Image Files. You can open and render the contents of this file in a Text Editor. You can open PPM files in GIMP program.

Portable Pixmap Image File Type

Portable Pixmap Image File Type
Extension .ppm
Developer Not Available
Popularity 5.0 (890 Votes)
Mime Type image/x-portable-pixmap
Default Program GIMP
Category Raster Image Files
Format Text
Updated 4/1/2024

What is a PPM File Type?

The Pixmap Portable format uses an inefficient, uncompressed format compared to other formats of the bitmap image. It is therefore rarely used to store large images.

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Free online PPM Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .PPM (Portable Pixmap Image File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to PPM, merge, split and compare the PPM files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

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PPM Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Portable Pixmap Image File .PPM File Extensions while opening the .PPM files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open PPM Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Portable Pixmap Image File on your system such as GIMP.
  2. Associate default Gimp GIMP program for *.ppm (Portable Pixmap Image File) files.

    Associate PPM Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.PPM (e.g example.ppm) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Gimp GIMP program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .ppm files.

    Associate PPM Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.PPM (e.g example.ppm) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Gimp GIMP program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .GIMP extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for PPM File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the PPM files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open PPM File on Windows

Software License Developer
CADSoftTools ABViewer image. CADSoftTools ABViewer 10 for Windows Commercial CADSoftTools
ACD Systems ACDSee image. ACD Systems ACDSee 2019 for Windows Commercial ACD Systems
ACD Systems Canvas image. ACD Systems Canvas X 2019 for Windows Commercial ACD Systems
GIMP image. GIMP 2.10 for Windows Freeware GIMP
Natron image. Natron 1 for Windows Open Source Natron
Nero image. Nero 2019 for Windows Commercial Nero
Corel PaintShop Pro image. Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 for Windows Commercial Corel
Papers, Please image. Papers, Please 000 for Windows Paid Papers Please
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for Windows Commercial Adobe
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe image. Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010 for Windows Commercial Smith Micro
IMSI TurboCAD image. IMSI TurboCAD PRO PLATINUM 2018 for Windows Commercial IMSI

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PPM File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
GIMP image. GIMP 2.10 for MacOs Freeware GIMP
Natron image. Natron 1 for MacOs Open Source Natron
Corel PaintShop Pro image. Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 for MacOs Commercial Corel
Papers, Please image. Papers, Please 000 for MacOs Paid Papers Please
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for MacOs Commercial Adobe
Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe Mac image. Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe Mac 16 for MacOs Commercial Smith Micro
IMSI TurboCAD for Mac image. IMSI TurboCAD for Mac DELUXE V10 for MacOs Commercial IMSI

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PPM file on Linux

Software License Developer
GIMP image. GIMP 2.10 for Linux Freeware GIMP
Natron image. Natron 1 for Linux Open Source Natron
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for Linux Commercial Adobe

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PPM file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PPM file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PPM file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

PPM file extension icon image.About PPM - Portable Pixmap Image File

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Updated 4/1/2024


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