SVG is the acronym for “Scalable Vector Graphics”, and is a two-dimensional vector graphics file format based on the XML markup language. It’s an open standard format that was developed by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) in 1999.
TIFF, or the short version TIF, is the acronym for “Tagged Image File Format” or “Tagged Image Format”. It is an image format for storing high quality raster graphics images, and it is very popular among graphic artists in the publishing industry.
WMF is the acronym for “Windows MetaFile”. This is an old vector image format designed by Microsoft in the early 1990s for their Windows Operating System. The files can contain both vector graphics and raster components at the same time.
EMF is the acronym for “Enhanced MetaFile”. It is an image format that is often used in Microsoft Windows for printing purposes, or for distributing simple vector drawings.
JPG is a widely used compressed image format for digital images. It is the most common image format used in digital cameras, different operating systems and on the Internet. It should be mentioned that JPG is the short file name extension of JPEG (“Joint Photographic Expert Group”). It is a standard image format for containing […]
JPEG is the acronym for “Joint Photographic Experts Group”. It’s a standard image format for containing lossy and compressed image data. These files can also contain high-quality image data with a lossless compression, i.e. no reduction in quality.
The BMP file extension represents a Bitmap Image file. The file contains raster graphics data which are independent of display devices. That means a BMP image file can be viewed without a graphics adapter.
GIF is the acronym of “Graphics Interchange Format”. This bitmap image format was developed by CompuServe back in 1987. It’s a popular image format on the Internet for its wide support base and portability.
PNG is the acronym for “Portable Graphics Format”. It is one of the most frequently used uncompressed image formats on the internet. This lossless data compression format was created to replace the Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) in order to avoid the 256 colors limitation. Lossless data compression means that the quality of the picture is not […]