Different Types of Image File Format

Types of Image File Format:

The most common compressed Image file formats are:

1. Graphics Image Format (.gif): GIF stands for Graphics Interchange Format. It is a lossless raster format. The GIF is also widely used in web image format, typically for animated graphics like banner ads, email images, etc.

2. Tagged Information File Format (.tif): TIFF is a lossless raster format. It stands for Tagged Image File Format. It is an extremely high-quality image format that is primarily used in photography and desktop publishing.

3. Joint Photographic Experts Group (.jpeg): JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group. It is a lossy raster format. Jpeg or jpg is one of the most widely used formats online. It is typically used for photos, email graphics and large web images like banner ads.

4. Windows Bitmap (.bmp): The Windows bitmap (.bmp) image format was developed as a standard for representing graphic images as bitmaps on the Windows operating system. Windows Bitmap Images may be black-and-white, 16 colours, grayscale, palette, or RGB colour.

5. Portable Network Graphics. (.png): PNG is also a lossless raster image format. It stands for Portable Network Graphics. This image format has built-in transparency. It has also displayed higher colour depths, which translates into millions of colours. PNG is a web standard so, It’ll be the next-generation GIF.

6 RAW: This image format contains the unprocessed data captured by a digital camera. RAW images are processed (adjusted for colour, white balance, etc) and then converted and compressed into another format such as JPEG or JPG, or TIFF.