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3.01 vocab

AI A proprietary graphics format developed by Adobe Systems based on the older EPS format for storing vector-based graphics. Short for Adobe Illustrator.
AU An audio file format commonly used on computers running for UNIX operating system. Developed by Sun Micro systems. Short for Audio. Same as AUFF on Macintosh.
AVI A video file format associated with Microsoft Windows. Popular for downloading video files. Short for Audio-Video interweave. Same as VFW on Macintosh.
BMP An uncompressed graphic format with support for 256 colors but without support for animation r transparency. Short for bitmap.
CDR A vector-based graphic format associated with the Corel Corporation. Short for Corel Draw.
DXF A proprietary graphic format developed by Autodesk, Inc. for sharing graphical data between their AutoCAD software and other programs. Short for drawing Exchange format.
EPS A container file format for storin vector-based graphics coded in the PostScript programming language. Short for Encapsulated PostScript. Same as EPSF and EPSI.
FLA An animation file format associated with Flash. Short for Flash Animation. Same as FLAC
GIF A graphic format commonly found online with support for 256 colors and transparency. Can display simple animations when viewed. Short for Graphic Interchange Format.
ICO A graphic format for storing Icons in Microsoft Windows operating systems that can contain multiple versions of the same image in different sizes and color palettes. Short for Icon.
JPEG A compressed graphic format commonly found online and designed for stroing high-quaility photographs with millions of colors. Does not support animation or transparency. Short for joint Photographic Experts Group. Same as JPG and JPE.
MIDI An industry-standard audio file format created to store musical instrumentation. Short for Musical Instrument Digital Interface. Same as MID.
MOV A video file format format associated with Apple Quick time. Popular for downloading video files. Short for movie. Same as Moov on Macintosh.
MP3 A highly compressed audio file format. Used by most portable music players.Short for MPEG Audio Stream, Layer II. Same as MPG3 on Macintosh.
MPEG The industry-standard video file format that is complementary to the JPEG image format.Has wide-spread support and is popular for downloading video files. Short for Moving Pictures Expert Group. Same as MPG
PNG A graphic format the supports animation, layers, transparency, multiple color depths
RA A proprietary audio file format developed by RealNetworks, Inc Short for RealAudio.
RM A multimedia file format associated with RealNetworks, Inc. That is commonly used as a container to stream RealAudio and RealVideo content over the Internet.Short
RV A proprietary video file format developed by RealNetwork. Inc Popular for streaming Video. Short for RealVideo.
SVG An ope-standard XML-based file format for two-dimensional actor graphics that support compression and script-based animation. Under development by the world wide Web Consortium (W3C). Short for Scaleless Vector Graphics.
SWF A multimedia file format associated with Flash.Short for Shockwave Flash. the initial name for Flash. Same as SWFL on Macintosh.
TIFF A loss less graphic format most commonly used to store faxes, scans, and other images for high resolution editing and printing
WAV A raw and uncompressed audio file format that produces a high quality sound. Developed jointly by IBM and microsoft as the native format for Windows sound files.Commonly used as the same WAVE on Macintosh.
WMA A compressed sudio file format that produces a high quality sound.Developed by microsoft to compete with the MP3 format.Short for windows media help
WMF The native vector-based graphic format for microsoft office clip art.Short for Windows Meta File.
WMV A propietary video file format developed by Microsoft. Short for Windows Media Video.
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