Graphic file formats

Sunday  |  August 2nd, 2015

There is a multitude of digital file formats out there. When it comes to graphics, most formats fall under two categories; vector based shape files or raster based bitmaps. Vector based files have the advantage of limitless scalability, but most are limited in their complexity. Raster based files have a fixed size that utilizes pixels to describe a graphic image within a matrix.



Shape based file ( .ai .svg .eps .wmf .ps )

Pixel based file ( .jpg .bmp .png .tif .psd )

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