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bmptoppm(1)						      General Commands Manual						       bmptoppm(1)

NAME
bmptoppm - convert a BMP file into a portable pixmap
SYNOPSIS
bmptoppm [bmpfile]
DESCRIPTION
Reads a Microsoft Windows or OS/2 BMP file as input. Produces a portable pixmap as output. This program cannot convert BMP files with compressed (run length encoded) image data. It recognizes the compression and issues an error message. This program cannot convert BMP files with 16 bits per pixel (only because the author did not have a complete specification for them). It recognizes the format and issues an error message.
SEE ALSO
ppmtobmp(1), ppmtowinicon(1), ppm(5)
AUTHOR
Copyright (C) 1992 by David W. Sanderson. 08 June 2000 bmptoppm(1)