Free Online PNM Converter

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A maximum of 20 files can be uploaded at once.

Please note: Your PNM file, once uploaded to our server will be deleted 15 minutes after upload so please download your converted PNM file before this time.
Our PNM converter tool supports converting to the following file types:
3MF, ABC, AI, AMF, ASE, AVIF, BLEND, BMP, CTM, DAE, DDS, DPX, DXF, EMF, EPS, EXR, FAX, FBX, GIF, GLB, GLTF, HDR, ICO, IDTF, JFI, JFIF, JP2, JPEG, JPG, KMZ, OBJ, OFF, PBM, PCD, PCX, PDF, PFM, PGM, PICT, PLY, PNG, PNM, PPM, PS, PSB, PSD, RGB, RGBA, SGI, SKP, STL, SUN, SVG, TGA, TIFF, USD, UYVY, VTK, VTP, WBMP, WEBP, WMF, WRL, X, X-Plane, X3D, XAML, XBM, XPM, XWD, XYZ, YUV, ZIP

How to Convert your PNM file Online?

Here are 3 simple steps to convert your PNM file using our fast and free PNM file converter tool.

Upload your PNM file

Click the "Select File(s)" button, then select an PNM file to upload. The maximum file size is 100MB.

Select file type

Select the file type to convert your PNM file to using the dropdown list of available types.

Download your file

Click the download link to receive your converted file.

PNM file format information

ExtensionPNM
Full NamePortable anymap
TypeImage
Mime Typeapplication/octet-stream
FormatBinary

A PNM file, which stands for Portable Any Map, is a common file format used in computer graphics and image processing. It's a simple and versatile format that can store images in a raw, uncompressed form, making it easy to work with programmatically. PNM files are commonly used for tasks such as image manipulation, image conversion, and data exchange between different software applications. One of the key advantages of PNM files is their platform independence, as they can be read and written by a wide range of software on various operating systems.

PNM files come in three main variants: PBM (Portable Bitmap), PGM (Portable Graymap), and PPM (Portable Pixmap). PBM files represent binary images, where each pixel is either black or white. PGM files store grayscale images, allowing for various shades of gray. PPM files, on the other hand, support full-color images by representing each pixel with red, green, and blue color components. These variants provide flexibility for handling different types of images, from simple line drawings to high-quality photographs.

While PNM files have the advantage of simplicity and compatibility, they are not suitable for efficient storage of large, high-resolution images due to their lack of compression. In such cases, other formats like JPEG or PNG are preferred. Nonetheless, PNM files remain valuable in scenarios where simplicity, ease of processing, and compatibility are more important than file size efficiency, such as in certain image processing tasks or as an intermediary format during image conversion.

PNM Converter Capabilities

Our PNM converter can both convert from and to PNM files and our developers are working to improve our PNM conversion tools in future versions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it free to use the PNM conversion tools?

Yes! Our PNM conversion tools are 100% free to use.

Are there any PNM conversion usage limits?

No, you can convert as many files as you wish. We do not impose any conversion limits on our PNM conversion tools.

How long does it take to convert my PNM?

We aim to process all PNM conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds however this can be longer for certain files and significantly longer for some larger file formats, so please be patient.

What does the PNM conversion process involve?

Once your PNM file has been uploaded and we know the file format you wish to convert it to our bespoke conversion software will convert your PNM and make it available for you to download with a unique download Url.

Is it safe to convert my PNM on FabConvert.com?

Yes, of course it is! Your PNM, once converted is deleted 1 hour after upload and the download link will expire after this time.

Can I convert my PNM on Linux, Android, iOS or Mac OS?

Yes! Our PNM conversion tools will run on any system with a modern web browser.

Is there any support for me when using the PNM tool?

If you are having difficulty converting your PNM you can contact us and we will try to help where possible.