Computer Graphics Metafile


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computer graphics metafile

[kəm¦pyüd·ər ¦graf·iks ′med·ə‚fīl]
(computer science)
A standard device-independent graphics format that is used to transfer graphics images between computer programs and storage devices. Abbreviated CGM.

Computer Graphics Metafile

(graphics, file format)
(CGM) A standard file format for storage and communication of graphical information, widely used on personal computers and accepted by desktop publishing and technical illustration systems.

MIME type: image/cgm.

ANSI/ISO 8632-1987. Worked on by the ISO/IEC group JTC1/SC24.

CGM Open Consortium.

See also: WebCGM.
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InterCAP, also a leader in Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) technology, supplies products for authoring, publishing and viewing "intelligent graphics.
1 are the new Geometric Recognition System and the new AUDRE Macro Language, as well as powerful additions to the Neural Network-based text recognition, support for Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF), and Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) capabilities.
2 improves upon Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) handling in order to expand customers' publication delivery capabilities.
MetaLink Runtime is the first native implementation of Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) Amendment 2, the "intelligent graphics" work of the International Standards Organization.
2, includes the new Geometric Recognition System, the new AUDRE Macro Language, and powerful additions to the Neural Network-based text recognition, support for Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF), and Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) capabilities.
WebCGM is an application of the ISO-standard Computer Graphics Metafile for electronic documents.
DesignCAD 3D for Windows supports most popular graphics file formats including: DXF, HPGL, IGES, PostScript (EPS), RenderMan (RIB), WordPerfect (WPG), Windows Metafile (WMF), BitMap (BMP), and Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) file formats.

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