MBM (file format)

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Filename extension .mbm
Type of format Image
Container for Bitmap
Contained by Symbian installation source
Standard Symbian application

MBM is shortened from MultiBitMap which, as the name suggests, is a container for a set of bitmap images. The contained bitmaps are not stored verbatim. Rather, each one is stored with a modified bitmap header with no data compression or with 8-, 12-, 16-, or 24-bit RLE compression.

MBM files are used by most Symbian GUI applications to store their graphical content.

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