Convert BMP Images to IFC


BMP to IFC Conversion

The list below offers valuable resources, featuring comprehensive guides and expert tips for converting BMP images to IFC format using our converters. Start exploring now to facilitate your BMP images conversion later.

BMP vs. IFC Comparison

Property BMP IFC
Extensions .bmp .ifc
Name Bitmap Image Industry Foundation Classes
  • Min: IFC2x3
  • Max: IFC4x3 ADD2
Geometry components

BMP Windows Bitmap Image

This file format is a type of image file designed for storing digital images on Windows systems. It's known for its simple structure, universal compatibility, and ability to maintain pixel-perfect accuracy, but also for its lack of compression and advanced features. Here's a breakdown of its key characteristics:

  • Uncompressed Accuracy: BMP files preserve every pixel which make them ideal for medical imaging, scientific data visualization, and applications requiring pixel-level precision.
  • Simple Structure: Straightforward structure makes BMP files readily editable in basic image editing programs. Longstanding format ensures compatibility with a vast range of computer software and systems.
  • Large File Sizes: Uncompressed nature leads to bigger BMP files, impacting storage efficiency and potentially slowing down web loading.

BMP to 3D Converters: You can use our Autoconverter and Automesher Application tools to convert BMP bitmap images into different 3D formats, such as STL, 3DS, OBJ, 3DM, and many others. These converters are compatible with other common image formats as well.

IFC Industrial Foundation Classes File

A file format that is widely used in the AEC (Architecture Engineering Construction) industry. It is supported by many software applications, such as Revit from Autodesk or SmartPlant 3D by Intergraph. IFC can store various types of information related to AEC projects, such as:

  • Geometry: IFC can represent the shape and size of 3D models, using different types of entities such as solids, surfaces, curves, or points.
  • Units: IFC can specify the measurement units for each 3D model, such as meters, inches, degrees, or radians.
  • Materials: IFC can define the color and transparency of each geometry component, using values from 0 to 1 for red, green, blue, and alpha channels.
  • Instances: IFC can reuse the same geometry component multiple times, by creating mapped items that refer to the original shape definition. This can save storage space and improve performance.
  • Structure: IFC can organize the 3D models into a hierarchical structure, using names and identifiers for each component. This can help to manage complex projects and facilitate collaboration.
  • BIM: IFC can include generic BIM (Building Information Modeling) data, such as properties, attributes, relationships, or constraints for each 3D model. This can enhance the functionality and interoperability of the file format.

IFC Converters: Autoconverter and Automesher Application are compatible with IFC, and you can use them to import and export IFC models. You can also modify the custom properties of the IFC geometries, and convert them to other 3D file formats. However, please note that some features of IFC may not be supported by other file formats, and may be lost during the conversion.