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DIB File Format

Device-independent bitmap

DIB is a graphics file format used by Windows. DIB stands for “Device-Independent Bitmap.” DIB files are bitmapped graphics that represent color formats. Similar to .BMP format, except they have a different header. DIB files can be opened and edited in most image editing programs.

MIME: image/bmp

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This was last updated in October 2010
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