Digital Media File Review

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TIFF
A versatile graphics file type that can use a variety of color formats and works best for print.
AI
Native file type for Adobe Illustrator
MIDI
Audio file format to record musical instruments and contains information about musical notes.
WMA
Audio file format used by Windows Media Player for playback and used by Microsoft to stream audio files.
WAV
File format for audio that is the standard file type for storing audio on PCs.
SVG
Vector File format that any drawing program can open.
MPEG4
File format used for Blue Ray Discs and the standard file format for streaming videos over the internet.
MOV
File type that can be an animation or a video, used for television broadcast, and is used by QuickTime.
MPEG2
Format used for DVDs.
PNG
Graphic file type that supports advanced transparency, has an average file size, and can be interlaced and optimized for internet use.
GIF
Indexed color Graphics file format that supports simple transparent background layers.
JPEG
Most common type of graphic file format, full color, and relatively small file size.
AAC
Standard audio file format for Apple computers, has a higher sound quality than MP3, and is the standard file format for mobile devices.
AVI
Standard video file format for Microsoft PCs.
MP3
The most popular audio file format, standard for downloading and storing music files, also used for streaming over the internet.
FLA
The native file type used by Adobe Flash.
PSD
The native file type used by Adobe Photoshop.
SWF
The standard animation format for the internet, can support frame based or vector animation, allows for user interactive, and has a relatively small file size.
Animated GIF
This is a simple animation file type that only supports frame based animation and cannot play audio.
WMV
Video file format for Windows Media Player for video playback and Microsoft uses this for streaming on the internet.
FLV
Video file format that used Adobe Flash for playback, this is the standard format for embedded video on the Internet.
SWC
This contains all the assests and componets for an animation file.