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TIFF

TIFF is the most comprehensively capable format for image data, supporting nearly any kind of components.

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PNG

The Portable Network Graphics (PNG) is an image format specifically designed for the internet age. PNG also solves some problems around the inclusion of text and graphical elements in image files.

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JPEG

The JPEG format is the most commonly used digital image format as it offers good compression and unparalleled support across all platforms.

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GIF

While one of the oldest image formats, GIFs as short moving images are one of the most widely-adopted forms of visual speech in the mobile era.

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Formats

SDK’s and Libraries

In this post we provide an overview of off-the-shelf tools for developers to properly access file formats and enable standard functionality.

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Formats

Format Structures

In this post, we dive into the structure of image formats. We look at the purposes, specifications and standardization.

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Formats

Format Follows Function

Formats are developed to support a particular application, media type or process. To evaluate the suitability of a particular format, it’s useful to list the various classes of function that the format supports.

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Cloud Connectivity

File formats can now allow an image file to include multiple renderings which are prepared for specific applications. And it’s also possible for a single image to be edited on multiple different devices, and for all the settings to flow back to the master copy.

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Depth Imaging

Three dimensional representations are becoming ever more important in visual communication. Here we examine some of the methods that are used to capture and represent 3-d images.

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