23 08, 2013

Which Bitmap Format to Choose

August 23rd, 2013|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , |

Hi folks, Following the short suite of articles that briefly described the most popular raster graphics file formats, today we will try to make a synthesis and see which format would be the best choice for which purpose. Image capturing When capturing images, either by [...]

26 07, 2013

Briefly About TIFF

July 26th, 2013|Categories: General|Tags: , , |

Hi folks, Let's resume the short descriptions on most popular raster image file formats and today take a short overview of the "senior" TIFF bitmap format, which will soon be 30 years old, quite an admirable age when it comes to computing. TIFF ("Tagged Information [...]

19 04, 2013

LZW and Three Graphics File Formats

April 19th, 2013|Categories: General, Tips & tricks|Tags: , , , |

Hi folks, This week we are going to tell you a short story about LZW compression and how it influenced three widespread graphics file formats: TIFF, GIF, and PNG. The story began in 1977 and 1978 when Israeli computer scientists Abraham Lempel and Jacob Ziv [...]