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== Animated image formats ==
== Animated image formats ==
See also [[Video]]
* [[ANI (Windows Cursor)]]
* [[ANI (Windows Cursor)]]
* [[DVM]] (DVM Movie/Magic Software DVM)
* [[DVM]] (DVM Movie/Magic Software DVM)
* [[FLC]]
* [[FLI]]
* [[GIF]] (graphical interchange format; also used in single-image form)
* [[GIF]] (graphical interchange format; also used in single-image form)

Revision as of 19:38, 21 December 2012

File Format
Name Graphics
Electronic Formats concerned with Image Data.


Animated image formats

See also Video

Character-based graphics

See Character Encodings for details of character sets, some of which included graphical or line-and-box-drawing characters.

Combined Raster and Vector Formats

  • fig (xfig format, also supports embedded raster images)
  • Paint Shop Pro (.psp, .jsl, .pfr, .tub)
  • PSD Adobe Photoshop (might contain vector layers, but it is mainly a bitmap file format)

Raster Graphics Formats

  • 8BIM
  • Acorn Sprite
  • BDF (Bitmap Distribution Format)
  • BMP (Windows BMP)
  • CUR (Microsoft Windows cursors)
  • DjVu
  • DNG
  • GEM Raster
  • GeoTIFF
  • GIF (graphical interchange format; also used in animated form)
  • OS/2 BMP (different from Windows BMP)
  • ICO (Microsoft Windows icons)
  • IFF (ILBM)
  • J2K (JPEG2000 code stream)
  • JIF
  • JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
  • JP2 (JPEG2000 Part 1: Core Coding System)
  • JPC (JPEG2000 code stream)
  • JPF (JPEG2000 Part 2: Extensions)
  • JPX (JPEG2000 Part 2: Extensions)
  • MDA and MDP (MicroDesign Area/Page)
  • MIFF (Machine Independent File Format)
  • MrSID
  • NEF
  • PCX (PC Paintbrush)
  • PICT
  • PICtor file format (.pic; used by PCPaint and other ancient DOS software)
  • PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
  • Postscript (.ps)
  • RFF (Dore Raster File Format)
  • RLE (Run-Length Encoded BMP)
  • TGA Truevision Targa image
  • TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)

Vector Graphics Formats



  • Encyclopedia of Graphics File Formats[1]
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