What is the BMP Format ?
The traditional BMP or Bitmap is a pixel based image file format that will store the two-dimensional image data, usually without any compression algorithm thus resulting in large sizes. The BMP image file foramt utilizes the dot matrix data structure which is also called as the raster graphics (used in most image drawing applications), which will establish the color depth of the image in the file.
The BMP image file format is one of the mostly used file format for digital publishing of photographs and image files. Since there is no compression involved, the BMP image files usually have large file size.
How do we open the BMP file?
The BMP file format can be either device dependent or independent based on certain criteria. The BMP image file opens up immediatley in the MS Paint program or application and is also quite often associated with the windows OS.
Even after this association with Windows OS, a device independent BMP image file, will open on almost any device seamlessly irrespective of the operating system or the application you are using. You can also use one of our popular image tools like the Image Converter, Image Resizer or the Compress Image tools to view your BMP images online.
What is the PNG Format ?
PNG or the Portable Network Graphics is a raster based image file type that usually compresses the image files for web portability and web display. The PNG images are able to hold RGB or RGBA color values and can support transparency within the image, which makes PNG the most perfect option for usage as icons, or in graphic design and web design.
The PNG format also does support animations with a better transparency. The advantages of using the PNG format are Plus, the PNG is also an open format that uses lossless compression inorder to render beautiful colors.
How do we open the PNG file?
The PNG image files usually open in your OS's default image viewer program or application. The PNG image files can also be quite easily rendered on all web browsers as of today. If you have any trouble opening a PNG image file in your computer, use our popular PNG to JPG Converter or one of the Image Converter, Image Resizer, Compress Image tools to view your PNG images online.
How to use the PNG to BMP Converter
If you have your image file ready, click on the choose image button, this will open up a dialog box where you can brose in the directory structure and select your image. Alternatively you can also drag and drop your image into the ares specified above. Once you have added or selected your image file, a sample preview will e displayed. Your actual image may be larger than the one displayed here. This is only for display purposes, so no worries.
Your output file format is preselected for you.You can simply click on the download button. This will not upload your image to any server, all the conversion is done right in your browser, so your images are safe. Your file will begin to download automatically.