Microsoft Windows Bitmap

File extension: .bmp, .dib Developed by: Microsoft Type of format: Raster graphics MIME: image/bmp, image/x-bmp
The BMP file format, also known as bitmap image file or device independent bitmap (DIB) file format or simply a bitmap, is a raster graphics image file format used to store bitmap digital images, independently of the display device, especially on Microsoft Windows and OS/2 operating systems.