Digital images have different file types or formats. The common ones are the JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, and BMP. But what are the differences between these file formats? When and where are we going to use them? Why do we need to choose one over another?
What is Image File Format
The term image file format means to organize and store digital images. It is composed of digital data to use on a computer display or printed materials. Any image file may be stored in a vector, compressed or uncompressed formats. It then converted into a grid of pixels with a number of bits to determine the colour and the depth of colour which a monitor is capable to display.
If you are working or your career is in the multimedia industry, for sure you know what these image formats mean. And, how is it important to choose the right image format for your presentation.
For those who have no idea on what these formats mean, check the image below and learn so the next time you make a visual presentation, you can choose to insert the right image file formats in your presentation.
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