BMP Converter

  1. Add your file.

  2. Choose the output format.

  3. Click Convert.

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Convert BMP files online for free

There’s no need to download a desktop format changer to convert a single .bmp picture whether its pixel resolution is 8 bit, 16 bit, 24 bit, or 32 bit. Our free online BMP photo converter allows its users to convert BMP into other image formats and vice versa. If you have multiple files to convert to BMP icons, the better choice is Movavi’s desktop program, available for both Windows and Mac. This BMP converter can transcode batches of files without a size limit and doesn’t need detailed instructions and how-tos.

What is BMP?

Full name

Bitmap Picture

Format type


Developed by

Microsoft Corporation


BMP is a raster file format used for storing 2D bitmap digital images. Such images are device-independent, which allows transferring BMPs from one device to another.

File extension

.bmp, .dib, .rle.

Technical details

The format supports monochrome and colored images and can process up to 16.7 million colors. A BMP file consists of fixed-sized structures (file header, DIB header, and extra bit masks) as well as variable-sized structures (color palette, Gap1, pixel array, Gap2, and ICC Color profile).

Associated programs

Microsoft Photos, Apple Photos, Adobe® Photoshop®

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