image formats

image formats

(graphics, file format)
There are many formats used to store images in files. GIF, TIFF and JPEG are very common. Others are BIFF, bmp, Clear, FITS, IFF, NFF, OFF, PCX, PNG, TGA, XBM.

Some of these are documented on-line at the following sites:

The Graphics File Format Page. The NCSA file formats archive. The Avalon repository.

References in periodicals archive ?
Converting CAD layers and layouts to PDF and raster image formats has also been supported by this release.
He covers camera technology, including digital cameras and their advantages and disadvantages, types, lenses, and accessories; shooting techniques, including perspective, converging verticals, camera standpoint, the effects of focal length, image formats, composition and framing, camera settings, filters, external factors, creative tips and tricks, and solutions to common problems; and image processing, with discussion of digital image formats, RAW conversion, post-processing, panoramas, HDR and DRI images.
24 -- XnView is a free powerful and light media viewer that claims to support about 400 different image formats to import from and about 50 different image formats to export to.
In addition, eXPert PDF 4 Pro enables users save documents into numerous image formats such as JPG, JPG 2000, GIF, TIF, PNG, EMF, BMP, as well as many other bitmap or vector image formats, the company claims.
New image formats include PCX, PNM, SGIRGB, TGA, and XPM.
with original tables, text, fonts, images, graphics and hyperlinks retained, as well as extract images from PDF files to popular image formats.
Once the image decoders - also known as "codecs" - are installed on a given computer, Windows Explorer is able to open and display new image formats in a natural manner, similar to the way it handles standard image formats such as JPEG and TIFF, complete with EXIF data display, Windows Photo Viewer slideshows and desktop search integration.