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Convert BMP to ICO

You can convert BMP image to ICO as well as to variety of other formats with free online converter.

How to convert bmp to ico?

How to convert ico to bmp?
Step 1
Download bmp-file
Select a file from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox or drag and drop it on the page
Step 2
Select files «to ico»
Select files ico or any other format you need (more than 100 supported formats)
Step 3
Download your ico file
Wait for your file will convert and you will able to download it immediately ico -file

Microsoft Windows bitmap

File extension
.bmp
File category
Description
BMP – is a popular format for storing the scan-line files, presented by Microsoft experts. It is designed exclusively for single-layered scan-lines. Such files are able to have several extensions: .rle, .dib, .bmp. With the built-in support in Windows OS / 2, the extension is seamlessly opened by a variety of applications.
Technical details
The image is placed with the DIB extension, which implies the ability to determine the hue of the pixel in a form that is not related to the method used by the color display. As a result, Windows OS can display a scan-line image on any kind of display device. The BMP files are larger in size because they contain an uncompressed image.
Programs
Adobe Photoshop
Microsoft Photo Editor
Paintbrush
Main program
MS Paint
Developer
Microsoft
MIME type
Image/x-ms-bmp
image/bmp

Microsoft icon file

File extension
.ico
File category
Description
ICO – is a special format for displaying icons, shortcuts, icons in Windows OS. It represents two bitmaps. The first is the image mask, and the second is the icon displayed on the mask. It is used to connect a picture with an OS file. Users of devices with operating systems from Microsoft can edit the ICO files to create special icons. It can be converted to files with popular JEPG and PNG extensions. Saving files in ICO is used when developing graphics in the form of indicators, icons and similar graphical elements. They are used as an icon and site logo. They are opened by any application for viewing images and special programs like ACDSee or Axialis IconWorkshop.
Technical details
The .ico extension is used from the very first versions of Windows OS, gradually adding in size and maximum number of supported hues. For example, the "seven" is able to support icons up to 256x256 pixels in 32 bits. To ensure the compatibility with earlier versions of Windows, it is better to use eight-bit icon versions.
Programs
Adobe Photoshop
Microsoft Paint
Windows Picture and Fax Viewer
Developer
Microsoft
MIME type
image/ico
image/x-icon
application/ico
application/x-ico
application/x-win-bitmap
image/x-win-bitmap
application/octet-stream