Information about the .bmp (bmp) file type

Below is all the information we have available on file about the .bmp (bmp) file type.

.bmp
Bit-map image file. Very common image file format that can be opened by the majority of image manipulation packages.

Where this is available we would like to include file format information on .bmp files, as well as information on how to view or open files of type .bmp. If you know of any information which we have missed then please let us know.