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Converting BGA to XPM

The BGA file format represents a currently obsolete OS/2 Warp bitmap image. OS/2 was the second generation of operating systems released by Microsoft and IBM in the late 1980s. OS/2 Warp was launched in 1994 and represented and upgraded version of OS/2, developed solely by IBM. The name "Warp" was actually taken from the Star Trek series, where it represented a propulsion system than ran faster than light.

The XPM (X PixMap) format serves primarily at creating icon or cursor pixmaps in the X Windows System. It was created in 1989 using the XBM syntax which is shaped in the C programming language. XPMs store black-and-white, gray-scale or color images and can be easily edited with any text editor.

So, how to change BGA into XPM?

The quick and simple way to handle your files is to get a quality piece of software, such as reaConverter. Although it is fast, this software is extremely efficient in managing a wide range of conversions. As you will soon realize, reaConverter will help you avoid spending countless hours trying to figure out how to convert BGAs. But at the same time, it will allow you to apply a wide range of editing options.

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Load BGA Files

Start reaConverter and load all the .bga files you intend to convert into .xpm because, as opposed to most free online converters, reaConverter supports batch conversion. So you can save the time and energy you would lose with doing repetitive operations.

Select BGAs from a folder or by drag-and-dropping them directly into the reaConverter window.

Choose Output Folder

Go to the Saving options tab and decide where you want to save new .xpm files. You can also spend a few more moments to apply additional editing to the images prepared for conversion.

Select XPM as Output Format

Then pick the XPM as output format. To help you do this, a series of buttons is conveniently placed at the bottom of the reaConverter window, so you can simply press on the one you need or click Plus button to add new options.

Then simply press the Start button and your conversion will begin in no time!

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Command-line interface

Advanced users can convert BGA to XPM via command-line interface in manual or automated mode. You are welcome to contact our technical support when you have any questions about reaConverter.

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