Persona 3 and 4/BMD (File Format)

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The BMD format contains text for Persona 3/4. The format is in little endian.

Offset Size Description
0x00 1 byte Chunk ID
0x04 2 bytes Size of the file
0x08 4 bytes MSG1 Magic Identifier
0x0c 4 bytes Null
0x10 2 bytes End of text table
0x14 2 bytes Amount of offsets in offset table
0x18 1 byte Amount of entries
0x1c 4 bytes 20000

After the header, there is a table with each entry being 2 bytes.

Offset Size Description
0x20 4 bytes Null
0x24 2 bytes Text offset relative from offset 20

After the table, the text entries begin.

Offset Size Description
0x00; but can be up to 0x18 18 bytes at most Identifier of the text
0x18 2 bytes Probably an identifier or maybe unused
0x20 2 bytes Most likely unused