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PPM, PGM, PBM, PNM Image Format


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.ppm, .pgm, .pbm, .pnm


The phrase Netpbm format commonly refers to any or all of the members of a set of closely related graphics formats used and defined by the Netpbm project. The portable pixmap format (PPM), the portable graymap format (PGM) and the portable bitmap format (PBM) are image file formats originally designed to be easily exchanged between platforms. They are also sometimes referred to collectively as the portable anymap format (PNM).




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