Using Information Technologies: extensions
Terms in this set (16)
BitMap (This bitmap graphic file is native to Microsoft Windows and is used on PCs. Microsoft Paint creates .bmp file formats.)
Graphic Interchange Format (This format is used in Web pages and for downloadable online images.)
Joint Photographic Experts Group (Pronounced "jay-peg," this bitmap format is used for websites and for photos and other high-resolution images.)
.tiff (or .tif)
Tagged Image File Format (This bitmap format is used on both PCs and Macs for high-resolution files that will be printed.)
Portable network Graphics (This file format was specifically created for web page images and can be used as a public domain alternative to .gif for compression.)
Paintbrush, an extension created for a bitmap graphic created using Paint, a Windows utility program.
Graphics file format introduced on the original Apple Macintosh computer in 1984 as its standard file format.
low-fidelity monaural format now often used to distribute sample sounds online.
(MIDI, Musical Instrument Digital Interface) Format meant to drive music synthesizers.
a compressed audio file format that is the current standard for exchanging music files over the Internet; MP3 gets its name from MPEG, audio layer 3.
(WAVe) Waveform file that contains all the digital information needed to play speaker-quality music.
(Audio Video Interleaved) video file format recognized by Windows Media Player. Not good for broadcast-quality video.
.mov (or .qt)
(QuickTime) video file formats developed by Apple for QuickTime video player. Can play broadcast-quality video.
.mpg (or .mpeg)
(Motion Picture Experts Group) video formats for full-motion video. MPEG-2 format used by DVD-ROM disks. MPEG-4 recognized by most video player software.
(RealMedia) popular file format for streaming video.
(Windows Media Video) video format recognized by Windows Media Player.