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Description of some 2d-graphical image formats
(Please note: some of these are outdated! Eg ZX-formats,Amiga-Formats,TRS-80 etc)

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!C= ZX Spectrum Hobetta
$C= ZX Spectrum Hobetta
$S= ZX Spectrum Hobetta
001= Ricoh Fax
001= Smartfax
2BP= Pocket PC bitmap
2D= Amapi
301= Brooktrout 301
411= Mavica
4BT= GoDot
73I= TI-73/82/83/85/86/89/92 Bitmap
82I= TI-73/82/83/85/86/89/92 Bitmap
83I= TI-73/82/83/85/86/89/92 Bitmap
85I= TI-73/82/83/85/86/89/92 Bitmap
86I= TI-73/82/83/85/86/89/92 Bitmap
89I= TI-73/82/83/85/86/89/92 Bitmap
92I= TI-73/82/83/85/86/89/92 Bitmap
A64= Artist 64
ABS= Optocat
ACE= Aces200
ACR= Medical format : ACR/NEMA
AFX= Auto F/X
AI= Adobe Illustrator
ALIAS= Alias Image (see pix)
ALS= Alias Image (see pix)
AMI= Amica Paint
ANI= Windows Animated Cursor
APM= Windows Metafile
APX= Photopaint Image
ARF= ARF
ARN= Astronomical Research Network
ART= Art Director
ART= Artisan
ART= Pfs Art Publisher
ATK= Andrew Toolkit raster object
ATT= AT&T Group 4
AVI= Video for windows
AVS= Stardent AVS X
B&W= ImageLab
B16= PCO
B3D= B3D
B_W= ImageLab
BFL= BFLI
BFLI= BFLI
BFX= Bfx Bitware
BGA= OS/2 WARP Bitmap
BIF= byLight
BIFF= XITE - X-based 2d/3d format
BIG= Michelin (autoroute maps)
BLD= MegaPaint
BLK= Amiga IFF
BM= X11 BitMap
BMF= BMF
BMF= Corel Flow
BMP= Alpha Microsystem BMP
BMP= OS/2 Bitmap
BMP= Windows Bitmap
BOB= Bob Ray-Tracer
BPX= TrueVision Targa
BRK= Brooktrout 301
BRT= Brooktrout 301
BS= Printfox/Pagefox
BTN= JustButtons animated bitmap
BUM= Poser Bump files
BW= Silicon Graphics RGB
C4= Edmics
CAL= CALS Raster Goup 1
CALS= CALS Raster Group 1
CAM= Casio QV-10/100 Camera
CAN= Canon Navigator Fax
CAR= NeoBook Cartoon
CAT= Photomatrix
CBM= Fuzzy Bitmap
CDR= Corel Draw Bitmap (preview)
CDU= CDU Paint
CE= Computer Eyes, Digital Vision
CE1= Computer Eyes, Raw
CE2= Computer Exes,RAW
CEL= KiSS Cel
CEL= Lumena CEL
CGM= Computer Graphics Metafile
CIN= Kodak Cineon
CINEON= Kodak CINEON
CIT= Intergraph Format
CLO= Cloe Ray-tracer
CLP= GoDot
CLP= PC Paint / Pictor Page
CLP= Windows Clipboard
CMP= Discorp CMP Image
CMT= Chinon ES-1000 digital camera
CMU= CMU Window Manager
CMX= Corel Metafile Exchange (preview)
CP8= CP8 256 gray scale
CPI= Calamus picture
CPT= Corel PhotoPaint 6.0
CRG= Calamus picture
CRW= Canon PowerShot
CT= Iris CT
CUR= Windows Cursor
CURSOR= Sun Icon/Cursor
CUT= Dr Halo
CVP= Portrait
DAT= SPOT
DCM= Dicom 3
DCX= Zsoft Multi-page Paintbrush files( = n*pcx)
DD= Doodle C64
DIB= Windows DIB
DIS= DKB Ray-tracer
DJV= DjVu
DJVU= DjVu
DOO= Doodle Atari
DPX= Kodak Cineon
DPX= DPX
DRZ= Draz Paint
DXF= AutoCad Drawing Interchange Format
ECC= Ecchi
ECW= Enhanced Compressed Wavelet
EI= Electric Image
EIDI= Electric Image
EMF= Windows Enhanced Metafile
EOSAT= LANDSAT/EOSAT Satellite picture data
EPA= Award Bios Logo
EPI= EPS Interchange Format
EPS= Encapsulated Postscript (Preview)
ERI= ERI-chan (Entis Rasterized Image)
ESM= Enhance Simplex
FAC= Usenix FaceSaver
FACE= Usenix FaceSaver
FAX= Fax Group 3
FBM= Fuzzy Bitmap
FFF= Maggi Hairstyles & Cosmetics
FI= FlashImage
FIF= FIF
FIT= FIT
FIT= Flexible Image Transport System, descr. see below
FITS= Flexible Image Transport System
FLC= Autodesk Animator
FLI= Autodesk Animator
FPG= DIV Game Studio Multi Map
FPG= Fenix Multi Map
FPX= FlashPix
FRE= Male MRI
FRM= Megalux Frame
FSY= PhotoFantasy Image
FTS= Flexible Image Transport System
FXO= Winfax
FXS= Winfax
G3= Fax Group 3
G3N= Imaging Fax
G4= Access
GAF= Total Annihilation
GB= Printfox/Pagefox
GBR= Gimp Brush
GEO= GeoPaint
GG= Koala Paint Compressed
GIF= CompuServe GIF
GIFF= Compuserve GIF
GM= Autologic
GM2= Autologic
GM4= Autologic
GRAF= Digital F/X
GRB= HP-48/49 Grob
GREY= Raw
GRO= HP-48/49 Grob
GRY= Raw
HDR= Apollo HRDU
HDR= ArcInfo Binary
HDRU= Apollo HRDU
HED= Hi-Eddi
HF= HF
HIR= Hires C64
HPI= Hemera Photo Image
HPGL= Hewlett-Packard grafic Language
HR= TRS 80
HRU= HRU
HRZ= Slow Scan Television
I17= Pixel Power Collage
I18= Pixel Power Collage
IB7= Pixel Power Collage
ICA= IOCA Image Object Content
ICB= Image Capture Board
ICB= TrueVision Targa
ICN= RIPTerm Image
ICO= Gimp Icon
ICO= Windows Icon
ICON= Sun Icon/Cursor
IDC= Core IDC
IF9= Pixel Power Collage
IFF= Amiga IFF
IFF= Explore (TDI) & Maya
IFF= Sun TAAC file format
IIM= Inshape
IIMG= Interleaf
IM5= IM5 (Visilog)
IMA= AIM Grey Scale
IMG= Planetary Data System
IMG= Radiance
IMG= Adex
IMG= Autocad CAD-Camera
IMG= Datacopy
IMG= Digital Research (GEM Paint)
IMG= Imaging Technology
IMG= Img Software Set
IMG= Microtek Eyestar
IMG= Sharp GPB
IMG= Starbase
IMG= Video Image Communication And Retrieval
IMG= Vivid Ray-tracer
IMH= IRAF format files
IMT= IMNET Image
INFO= Amiga icon
IPG= Mindjongg Format
IPH= InterPaint (Hires)
IPT= InterPaint (Multicolor)
IRIS= Silicon Graphics RGB
ISH= Image Speeder
ISH= Image System (Hires)
ISM= Image System (Multicolor)
ISS= ISS
ITG= Intergraph Format
IW4= DjVu
IWC= WaveLet format
J= Joint Photographic Experts Group
J6I= Ricoh Digital Camera
JBF= PaintShopPro Browser Cache File
JBG= Joint Bi-level Image experts Group
JBIG= Joint Bi-level Image experts Group
JFIF= Joint Photographic Experts Group
JIF= Jeff's Image Format
JIF= Joint Photographic Experts Group
JJ= Doodle C64 Compressed
JLS= JPEG-ls
JNG= Jpeg Network Graphics
JP2= JPEG-2000 JP2 File Format
JP2= LuraWave JPEG-2000 Format
JPC= JPEG-2000 Code Stream
JPC= LuraWave JPEG-2000 Code Stream
JPEG= Joint Photographic Experts Group
JPG= Joint Photographic Experts Group
JPS= Stereo Image
JTF= Hayes JTFax
K25= Kodak DC25 Camera
KDC= Kodak DC120 Digital Camera
KFX= Kofax Group 4
KOA= Koala Paint
KPS= IBM Kips
KQP= Konica Camera File
LANDSAT= LANDSAT Satellite picture data
LBM= Deluxe Paint, Electronic Arts
LDA= LaserData
LDF= LuraDocument Format
LEAD= wavelet compressed format
LFF= LucasFilm Format
LIF= HomeWorld Texture
LVP= LView Pro
LWF= LuraWave Format
LWI= Light Work Image
M1V= MPEG 1
M8= Heretic II MipMap
MAC= Mac Paint
MAG= MAGIchan graphics
MAP= DIV Game Studio Map
MAP= Fenix Map
MBFAVS= Stardent AVS X
MBFS= Stardent AVS X
MBM= Psion Series 5
MDL= Half-Life Model
MET= Windows Metafile
MGR= MGR bitmap
MIF= Image Magick
MIFF= Image Magick
MIL= Micro Illustrator Uncompressed
MNG= Multiple Network Graphics
MOV= Quicktime Movie
MPA= MPEG 1
MPE= MPEG 1
MPEG= MPEG 1
MPG= MPEG 1
MPNT= Mac Paint
MRF= Marks Russel File
MSK= PaintShopPro Mask
MSP= Microsoft Paint
MTV= MTV Ray-tracer
NAV= AirNav
NCD= CoverDesigner
NCR= NCR Image
NCT= CoverDesigner Template
NEF= Nikon D1 digital camera
NEO= Neochrome (ST & TT)
NGG= Nokia Group Graphics
NITF= National Imagery Transmission Format
NLM= Nokia Logo File
NMP= Neopaint Mask
NOL= Nokia Operator Logo
OAZ= OAZ Fax
OCP= Advanced Art Studio
OFX= Olicom Fax
OIL= Open Image Library Format
P64= Picasso 64
P7= XV Visual Schnauzer
PAC= Stad
PAN= SmoothMove Pan Viewer
PAT= Corel Draw Pattern (preview)
PAT= Gimp Pattern
PAT= PaintShopPro Pattern
PBM= Portable Bitmap
PBT= Micro Dynamics MARS
PC[1-3]= Degas / Degas Elite
PCC= Zsoft Publisher's Paintbrush
PCD= Kodak Photo CD
PCL= Page Control Language
PCT= Macintosh Quickdraw/Pict
PCT= NIST Ihdr
PCX= Zsoft Publisher's Paintbrush
PD= Male Normal CT
PDB= MonkeyCard
PDB= MonkeyLogo
PDB= Palm Pilot
PDB= Photo Deluxe
PDB= TealPaint
PDD= Photo Deluxe
PDF= Portable Document Format
PDS= Planetary Data System
PDS=Portable Data Specification image data
PDX= Mayura Draw
PE4= Ulead Texture
PFR= PaintShopPro Frame
PG= Printfox/Pagefox
PGC= Portfolio Graphics Compressed
PGF= Portfolio Graphics
PGM= Portable Greyscale
PHP= Adobe PhotoParade
PI= Blazing Paddles
PI[1-6]= Degas / Degas Elite
PIC= Radiance
PIC= Bio-Rad confocal
PIC= Macintosh Quickdraw/Pict
PIC= PC Paint / Pictor Page
PIC= Pixar picture file
PIC= Psion Series 3
PIC= Rayshade
PIC= Stad
PIC= WinMIPS
PICIO= Pixar picture file
PICT= Macintosh Quickdraw/Pict
PIG= Ricoh IS30
PIX= Alias Image
PIX= ESM Software Pix
PIX= PABX background
PIX= TrueVision Targa
PIX= Vort
PIXAR= Pixar picture file
PLT= PCAD 8.5 drawing
PM= PM
PM= X11 PixMap
PMG= Paint Magic
PMP= Sony DSC-F1 Cyber-shot
PNG= Portable Network Graphics
PNM= Portable Image
PPM= Portable Pixmap
PPP= Punk Productions Picture
PPS= PowerPoint (images)
PPT= PowerPoint Presentation (images)
PR= Sun Icon/Cursor
PRC= Picture Gear Pocket
PRF= Polychrome Recursive Format
PRI= Prisms
PS= Postscript
PSD= Adobe Photoshop Document
PSE= IBM Printer Page Segment
PSF= PhotoStudio File
PSP= PaintShopPro Image
PST= Ulead Pattern
PWP= Seattle Film Works multi-image
PXA= Pegs
PXA= Pixia
PXB= Pixibox
PXR= Pixar picture file
PXS= Pegs
PZL= Puzzle
PZP= MGI Photosuite Project
Q0= Q0
QDV= Qdv (Random Dot Software)
QRT= Qrt Ray-tracer
QT= Quicktime Movie
QTI= Quicktime Picture
QTIF= Quicktime Picture
QTL= YUV 16Bits
RAD= Radiance
RAS= Sun Raster Images
RAST= Sun Raster Images
RAW= HSI Raw
RAW= Raw
RGB= Silicon Graphics RGB
RGH= ZZ Rough
RIX= ColoRIX
RL4= Windows Bitmap
RL8= Windows Bitmap
RLA= Wavefront Raster file
RLB= Wavefront Raster file
RLC2= Image Systems RLC2 Graphic
RLE= Adex
RLE= Intergraph Format
RLE= Utah Raster image
RLE= Windows Bitmap
RP= Rainbow Painter
RPBM= Portable Bitmap
RPGM= Portable Greyscale
RPM= RunPaint (Multicolor)
RPNM= Portable Image
RPPM= Portable Pixmap
RS= Sun Raster Images
RSB= Red Storm File Format
SAR= Saracen Paint
SC= SciTex Continuous Tone
SC2= Msx 2 Screen
SC?= ColoRIX
SCI= SciFax
SCR= Sun Raster Images
SCR= ZX Spectrum standard screen
SCT= SciTex Continuous Tone
SCX= ColoRix
SD0= Dali raw
SD1= Dali Raw
SD2= Dali Raw
SDG= Star Office Gallery
SEQ= Stad
SFF= Structured Fax Format
SFW= Seattle Film Works
SGI= Silicon Graphics RGB
SHG= Segmented Hyper Graphics, used by Microsoft Winhelp
SI= Softimage bitmap
SIM= Aurora
SIR= BYU SIR
SIR= Solitaire Image Recorder
SJ1= Sega SJ-1 DIGIO
SKN= Kinupix skin
SKN= Skantek
SMP= Xionics SMP
SNA= ZX Spectrum Snapshot
SPC= Spectrum 512 compressed
SPS= Spectrum 512 smooshed
SPU= Spectrum 512
SR= Sun Raster Images
SSI= SriSun
SSP= Axialis screensaver
ST4= SBIG CCD camera ST-4
ST4= SBIG CCD camera ST-X
ST5= SBIG CCD camera ST-X
ST6= SBIG CCD camera ST-X
ST7= SBIG CCD camera ST-X
ST8= SBIG CCD camera ST-X
STM= PhotoStudio Stamp
STW= Neopaint Stamp
STX= SBIG CCD camera ST-X
SUL= GFA Raytrace
SUN= Sun Raster Images
SUNIFF= Sun TAAC file format
SYN= Synthetic Universe
SYNU= Synthetic Universe
SYS= Windows Bitmap
TAAC= Sun TAAC file format
TDI= Explore (TDI) & Maya
TDIM= Digital F/X
TEX= PaintShopPro Texture
TG4= TG4
TGA= TrueVision Targa
TIF= TIFF Revision 6
TIFF= TIFF Revision 6
TIL= Buttonz & Tilez texture
TIM= Sony Playstation TIM PSX
TIM= TIFF Revision 6
TN1= Tiny
TN2= Tiny
TN3= Tiny
TNL= Thumbnail
TNY= Tiny
TUB= PaintShopPro Picture Tube
UPI= Ulead PhotoImpact
UYVY= YUV 16Bits
VDA= TrueVision Targa
VDA= Video Display Adapter
VFF= Sun TAAC file format
VFW= Video for windows
VI= Jovian VI
VIC= Video Image Communication And Retrieval at Jet Propulsion lab
VICAR= Video Image Communication And Retrieval at Jet Propulsion lab
VID= Vidcom 64
VIF= Khoros Visualization image file
VIF= Verity
VIFF= Khoros Visualization image file
VIT= VITec
VOB= Vue d'Esprit
VPB= Quantel VPB
VST= TrueVision Targa
VST= Vista
WAL= Quake Texture
WAP= Wireless Bitmap (level 0)
WBC= Webshots
WBM= Wireless Bitmap (level 0)
WBMP= Wireless Bitmap (level 0)
WBP= Webshots
WBZ= Webshots
WIC= J Wavelet Image Codec
WLM= CompW
WMF= Windows & Aldus Metafile
WPG= Word Perfect Graphics
WRL= VRML 2
X= Stardent AVS X
X11= X Windows System window dump
XAR= Xara (images)
XBM= X11 BitMap
XCF= Gimp Bitmap
XIF= Xerox DIFF
XIM= Xim file
XPM= X11 PixMap
XV= Khoros Visualization image file
XWD= X Windows System window dump
YUV= YUV 16Bits
ZBR= Zoner Zebra Metafile (preview)

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