Storage format for images that can be used as graphic textures in 3D applications or computer games. It is also used in the CorelDRAW software as a Pantone Spot reference palette element for the purpose of applying colors to editable elements.
This format was created by Nokia for use in its proprietary phones. A bitmap image was used to transfer image files between devices over a wireless connection. It was mainly used when exchanging multimedia text messages that support inserting pictures.