How To Create A New BMP File On Windows 11? (The Easy Way)

You can create one from context menu and Windows Explorer.

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There’s only one thing that makes a difference in the everyday usage of an operating system, and that is convenience. As it turns out, you can still create bitmap images using context menus in Windows 11. Why? Because it’s convenient.

Creating bitmap images, or BMP files has never been easier. You can create bitmap images using Windows 11’s context menu, or the new options that come with the new Windows Explorer. Let us see how to do the same.

Creating Bitmap Files On Windows 11

Before we begin, why is there a need to create bitmap files easily? How exactly is it convenient? Earlier, the user had to go to Start Menu > Accessories > Paint just to open the program that edits BMP files. And, not everyone was used to that. Therefore, this was injected here.

Create BMP files using Context Menu

Here’s how you can create a bitmap file in the folder of your choice.

1. Firstly, open the folder you want the file to be in.

2. Right-click on the empty space inside the folder to open the context menu.

3. Hover over the “New item” button.

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New Bitmap Image

4. Click on the option that reads “Bitmap image

5. Finally, the bitmap image is now created. Open it with your desired application.

bitmap image created
Bitmap Image Created

Create BMP files using Windows Explorer

Alternatively, you can make use of the new Windows Explorer redesign which offers an easy way to create new files.

1. Firstly, open the folder you want the file to be in.

2. On the top options pane, click on the drop-down menu icon on the New Folder button.

3. Click on the option that reads “New item.”

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New item option in Windows Explorer

4. Further, choose Bitmap image from the list.

new bitmap image from windows explorer
New Bitmap image option in Windows 11.

5. Finally, the bitmap image is now created. Open it with your desired application.

It’s now as easy as that to create bitmap images in Windows 11.

Did you find this guide helpful? Let us know in the comments below.

Also, make sure to check our useful Windows 11 guides.

Siddharth Dudeja

Siddharth Dudeja

An engineering student with a keen interest in most aspects of technology. Likes to write about Microsoft, Apple, Laptops, Gaming, etc.
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