.BW File Extension

.BW File Extension

File Type

Black and White SGI Image File

Developer Paul Haeberli
1.7  |  3 Votes
Category Raster Image Files
Format N/A

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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Updated February 8, 2016

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