AAC

Worth knowing about the AAC format AAC is the abbreviation of Advanced Audio Coding and can be defined as a lossy compression method of audio files. Qualitatively, it is superior to the mp3 format and is also considered its successor. The AAC format developed by MPEG supports a multitude of bit rates and is also […]

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MP4

MP4 is a container format that can include multimedia content such as video and sound tracks, graphics, 2D and 3D animations, subtitled texts, interactive applications in the form of menus, and much more. Despite the strong compression, a file in mp4 format offers a very good picture and sound quality. The Apple Quick-Time based document, […]

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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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XPS

XPS files are a format developed by Microsoft which competes with pdf – accordingly the application areas of .pdf and .xps are similar: in particular printable documents and graphics and a formattreuueueueung on different devices. The .xps format was introduced with Microsoft Windows Vista and was replaced with the introduction of Windows 8 by the […]

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TIF

The file format TIFF or tif is a file exchange format used in both print and digital cameras. TIF is the abbreviation of Tagged Image File and is written as a shorter variant of the Tagged Image File Format (TIFF), but there are no substantive differences. The TIF format can also support the cyan, magenta […]

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GIF

The gif file format has experienced a real comeback in recent years and is now one of the more commonly used formats on the Internet. Originally, the Graphics Interchange Format was developed to store compact image files with transparencies as a sequence of images and also to be able to play them at slower connection […]

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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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ODG

The file extension odg is associated with the Open Document Format for Office applications and refers to a graphics file – ODG stands for Open Document Graphics . The file extension is typically .odg or .fodg and the format was published in 2005 with the last format change in 2011. ODG is thus one of […]

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OXPS

The file format oxps is a pdf-like format for documents based on a layout structure in archive form. The Open XML Paper Specification is a format in which a fixed layout including images is saved and can therefore be reproduced as desired by the author. OXPS in its current form exists since the year 2009 […]

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AIFF

Aif files (also known as aif) are audio files – they contain music or language. The abbreviation AIF stands for A udio I nterchange F ile F ormat and is the standard music format on Apple's Mac OS. The ubiquity of Mac OS in the professional environment, make .aiff files practically the standard in recording […]

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