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.MIP File Extension

File TypeMultiple Image Print File

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CategoryRaster Image Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a MIP file?

Image file originally created for Paint Shop Pro, an image-editing program now known as PaintShop Photo Pro; contains multiple resolutions of the same .BMP image; often used for texture mapping purposes.

More Information

MIP files allow users store graphics that are optimized for specific sizes. This way, images do not have to be stretched or compacted to fit. For example, a 512x512 pixel MIP image may also include a 32x32 pixel version for a thumbnail logo.

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Programs that open MIP files
Corel PaintShop Pro X9
Updated 6/1/2010

.MIP Extension Information

This page contains information about the file extension MIP and its known file associations. Our goal is to help you understand what a *.mip file is and how to open it.

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