BMAP File Extension

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Apple Macintosh Screen Font Format

What is BMAP file?

Full format name of files that use BMAP extension is Apple Macintosh Screen Font Format. Files with BMAP extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux platform. Files with BMAP extension are categorized as Font Files files. The Font Files subset comprises 105 various file formats. The software recommended for managing BMAP files is Bmaptool. On the official website of Tizen Project developer not only will you find detailed information about theBmaptool software, but also about BMAP and other supported file formats.

Programs which support BMAP file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support BMAP files. BMAP files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support BMAP file

Updated: 01/19/2020

How to open file with BMAP extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening BMAP files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with BMAP files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Bmaptool software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening BMAP files is that no program that can handle BMAP files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Bmaptool and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support BMAP files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Bmaptool installed is by going to developer’s website (Tizen Project) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Bmaptool

If the problems with opening BMAP files still occur even after installing Bmaptool, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Bmaptool is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why BMAP files are not compatible with Bmaptool. The most recent version of Bmaptool is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Apple Macintosh Screen Font Format files with Bmaptool

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate BMAP files with latest version of Bmaptool you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the BMAP file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Bmaptool is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open BMAP files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the BMAP file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Bmaptool and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with BMAP extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the BMAP is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the BMAP file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the BMAP in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the BMAP is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the BMAP file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with BMAP extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic BMAP file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with BMAP extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Bmaptool

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support BMAP files. Close all running programs and try opening the BMAP file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Apple Macintosh Screen Font Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the BMAP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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