We use them everyday but do we really know what they mean? JPEG, TIF, PDF...

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JPEG, TIFF, PDF... We use them everyday but do we really know what they mean?

15 November 2011

We use these abbreviations every day of the week, but even some of the best designers don't know and really don't need to know what they stand for.

Panic not ....! Here they are, so you can now sleep at night ;-)

 

JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)

GIF (Graphics Interchange Format)

TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)

PDF (Portable Document Format)

EPS (Encapsulated Post Script)

 

If you want to know the rest:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image_file_formats

© 2011 Karen Sutton