.PALM File Extension

Palm OS Bitmap Image

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What is a PALM file?

A PALM file is a bitmap image created by a Palm OS mobile device. It may contain a logo, clipart, photo, or other image meant to be shown in a Palm OS application. Different versions of Palm OS produce and use slightly different PALM files.

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Screenshot of a .palm file in ImageMagick
PALM file open in ImageMagick

Palm OS is a discontinued operating system that was used on Palm personal digital assistants (PDAs). The PALM file format is Palm OS's native image format.

Many Palm OS application icons were stored as PALM files. Additionally, users could save images as PALM files in some programs. Versions 0 and 1 of the PALM file format did not support transparency or run-length encoding compression. Versions 2 and 3 did.

NOTE: PALM files are also known as Palm Pilot Bitmap, Palm Pilot Tbmp, or Palm Pixmap images.

How to open a PALM file

You can open a PALM file with ImageMagick (multiplatform) or Netpbm (multiplatform). When opening a PALM file in ImageMagick, you may need to select All Files(*.*) to be able to select and open your PALM file.

How to convert a PALM file

You can use ImageMagick to convert PALM files to the following image formats:

  • .JPG - JPEG Image
  • .PNG - Portable Network Graphic
  • .TIFF - Tagged Image File Format
  • .BMP - Bitmap Image
  • .WMF - Windows Metafile
  • .MIFF - Magick Image
  • .SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics
  • .EPS - Encapsulated PostScript
  • .GIF - Graphical Interchange Format

Programs that open PALM files


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