FLAC

Worth knowing about the FLAC format FLAC is the abbreviation of "Free Lossless Audio Codec" and unlike the mp3 format it means lossless data compression, which can be superior to the CD even in the case of a 24-bit resolution, but requires only about half of the data volume of a wav file. So FLAC […]

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PPT

The file abbreviation ppt is the data format identifier for Microsoft's PowerPoint interactive presentation program PowerPoint. Interactive means that the contents of the individual presentation "slides" in the file can change dynamically depending on the input of the presenter. The term "film" has come to be naturalized and has its origins in the earlier presentations […]

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M4A

The file extension m4a (MPEG-4 Audio) is used for compressed audio files, which were created in the container format mp4 or MPEG-4. Unlike these formats, however, M4A files contain only audio data. Based on Apple's QuickTime file format, these documents are often associated with Apple products such as the iPod or the iTunes multimedia software. […]

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NEF

The Nikon Electronic Format (NEF) is a raw format from Nikon digital cameras used to store the Japanese manufacturer's digital negative cameras. NEF files work with a significantly higher color depth than comparable JPEGs (12 or 14 bits, instead of 8 bits) and offer greater flexibility than comparable RAW formats such as TIFF. As a […]

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RAW

RAW is a file format that is also considered a digital negative. At first, raw only specifies a certain raw data format in which images or videos are either not compressed at all, loss-free or lossy, in order to allow as flexible a postprocessing as possible. Different camera manufacturers rely on RAW format on different […]

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PS

The format Post Script (PS), which was developed in the early 1980s, is one of the standard formats of the American company Adobe. Adobe is the company behind the Acrobat Reader and programs like Photoshop and with the ps format, the foundations for the now more popular format pdf were laid early. PS documents are […]

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JP2

Like the regular JPEG, JPEG 2000 was developed as a format by the Joint Photographic Experts Group and published in late 2000. But unlike .jpg, the JPEG 2000 can also create lossless compressions and has been specially developed for raster graphics. Since the JPEG 2000 files can also store different metadata, these allow easy and […]

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PUB

PUB files are created by Microsoft Publisher – a so-called desktop publishing software from Microsoft. Thus, .pub files usually contain data for print publications such as magazines or greetings cards. In addition to Microsoft Publisher can also LibreOffice and. OpenOffice Draw .pub files open and edit.

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MKV

The MKV file format is an audio and video file format . Since this is a so-called container format , the data can be stored in different codecs . The abbreviation mkv stands for Matroska Video, and is quite indicative of how it works: A Russian matryoshka doll contains many more (smaller) dolls – just […]

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AVI

The .avi file format is a container format developed by Microsoft for audio and video files. The abbreviation .avi stands for Audio Video Interleave, which means something like "interlacing of audio and video data", and is a description of the technical background. Since .avi files can contain different codecs (a codec is a kind of […]

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