The File Extensions Database


.BAM File Extension

  • Developer by: Radionomy
  • Category: Audio and sound Files

What is an .BAM file?

.BAM is Bob's Adlib music file format

The bam file extension is also reported to have been used for some older audio format called Bob's Adlib music format.

Most likely some old format without support. No further information could be found.

This bam file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.


How to open:

You should be able to playback this format using Winamp with proper plugin installed.

How to convert:

Use compatible tools to export *.bam files to other formats.

How to solve problems with BAM files

  • Associate the BAM file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BAM file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BAM files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BAM file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .BAM is Bob's Adlib music file format. Because only the current version supports the latest BAM file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Radionomy manufacturer website after an available .BAM is Bob's Adlib music file format update.
  • To make sure that your BAM file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.