English Computing Dictionary
◊ IMAGE FORMATS
image formats
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
(http://www.dcs.ed.ac.uk/~mxr/gfx/)}.
{The NCSA file formats archive
(ftp://ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu/misc/file.formats/graphics.formats)}.
{The Avalon repository
(ftp://avalon.viewpoint.com/pub/format_specs)}.
[Others?]
(1997-08-07)