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* [[DNG]]
* [[DNG]]
* [[GEM Raster]]
* [[GEM Raster]]
* [[GeoTIFF]]
* [[GIF]] (graphical interchange format; also used in animated form)
* [[GIF]] (graphical interchange format; also used in animated form)
* [[OS/2 BMP]] (different from Windows BMP)
* [[OS/2 BMP]] (different from Windows BMP)

Revision as of 01:00, 14 November 2012

File Formats > Electronic File Formats > Graphics

Electronic Formats concerned with Image Data.


Animated image formats

Raster Graphics Formats

  • Acorn Sprite
  • BDF (Bitmap Distribution Format)
  • BMP (Windows BMP)
  • DjVu
  • DNG
  • GEM Raster
  • GeoTIFF
  • GIF (graphical interchange format; also used in animated form)
  • OS/2 BMP (different from Windows BMP)
  • ICO
  • IFF (ILBM)
  • JIF
  • JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
  • JP2 (JPEG2000 Part 1: Core Coding System)
  • JPF (JPEG2000 Part 2: Extensions)
  • JPX (JPEG2000 Part 2: Extensions)
  • MIFF (Machine Independent File Format)
  • MrSID
  • PCX (PC Paintbrush)
  • PSD Adobe Photoshop (might also contain vector layers, but it is mainly a bitmap file format)
  • PICtor file format (.pic; used by PCPaint and other ancient DOS software)
  • PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
  • RFF (Dore Raster File Format)
  • RLE (Run-Length Encoded BMP)
  • TGA Truevision Targa image
  • TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)

Vector Graphics Formats

  • Acorn Draw
  • CDR (CorelDRAW!, a variant of the OASIS document format)
  • fig (xfig format, also supports embedded raster images)
  • Plot-10 (or Tek Plot-10)
  • POV (Persistence of Vision, POV-Ray)
  • Shapefile
  • SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)



  • Encyclopedia of Graphics File Formats[1]
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