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Image formats

Our Desktop Publishing service also allows us to recreate images from scratch to localise them in the requested target languages. Here are the most recurrent image file types our clients ask us to deal with:

Supported File Extensions File Details
.jpg, .jpeg JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is a lossy compression method. The JPEG filename extension is JPG or JPEG. Nearly every digital camera can save images in the JPEG format.
.psd Photoshop files have default file extension as .PSD, which stands for “Photoshop Document”. A PSD file stores an image with support for all features of Photoshop; these include layers with masks, transparency, text, alpha channels and spot colors, clipping paths, and duotone settings.
.gif The GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is in normal use limited to an 8-bit palette, or 256 colors (while 24-bit color depth is technically possible).
.png The PNG (Portable Network Graphics) file format was created as a free, open-source alternative to GIF.
.ai Adobe Illustrator Artwork (AI) is a proprietary file format developed by Adobe Systems for representing single-page vector-based drawings in either the EPS or PDF formats.
.pdf Portable Document Format (PDF), standardized as ISO 32000, is a file format developed by Adobe in 1992 to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.
.eps Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) is a Document Structuring Convention (DSC) conforming PostScript document format usable as a graphics file format.
.tiff, .tif The TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) format is a flexible format usually using either the TIFF or TIF filename extension. The tagged structure was designed to be easily extendible, and many vendors have introduced proprietary special-purpose tags.
.bmp The BMP file format (Windows bitmap) is a raster-based device-independent file type designed in the early days of computer graphics. It handles graphic files within the Microsoft Windows OS.
.svg SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) is an open standard created and developed by the World Wide Web Consortium to address the need (and attempts of several corporations) for a versatile, scriptable and all-purpose vector format for the web and otherwise.

 

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