How To Open PGM files


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It is easy to open a PGM file with Free File Opener. Just follow these steps:

  • STEP 1
    Download Free File Opener
  • STEP 2
    Click the Open button
  • STEP 3
    Select your file and click OK

That's it, you have opened your PGM file with Free File Opener!

What is a pgm file?

A Portable Gray Map (PGM) file is a simple format in which gray scale graphic images can be created and stored.  Typically, Unix or PC-based applications use the PGM format to temporarily store the gray scale image files, saving the final version as a PNG or other compressed file type.  Portable Gray Map files consist of one or more grayscale images.

There are two types of PGM files: the more common “raw” PGM file, which is capable of containing multiple images and “plain” PGM files, which contain a single image file.  The plain PGM is not as versatile as raw PGM files, but its simplicity allows for better transfer via e-mail.  Other image formats include JPEG and BMP.

Open pgm files with Free File Opener

If you have received a file with a pgm file extension and need to open or view the file, Free File Opener can help. With Free File Opener, you have a free file viewer that allows you to open all document files quickly and easily. You can also open and view over 200 other types of files including spreadsheets, pictures, movies and music files. The best part about Free File Opener is that it is a Free download!