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.BW File Extension

File TypeBlack and White SGI Image File

DeveloperPaul Haeberli
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CategoryRaster Image Files
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File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is a BW file?

Silicon Graphics (SGI) image file format; used for saving black and white images; native format on SGI workstations; can be uncompressed or run-length encoded (RLE).

More Information

If the SGI image contains RGB image data, it uses the .RGB extension. If it is an RGB image with an alpha channel it is an .RGBA file.

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Programs that open BW files
Windows
File Viewer Plus
FFmpeg
ImageMagick
Mac
FFmpeg
ImageMagick
Linux
FFmpeg
ImageMagick
Updated 2/8/2016

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