Computer file formats

2017-07-27T20:46:18+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true High Efficiency Video Coding, Torrent file, Digital container format, Doc (computing), Dynamic-link library, File format, JPEG, List of file formats, Rich Text Format, Standard Generalized Markup Language, Media type, VCard, ID3, Office Open XML, Pulse-code modulation, WBXML, Disk image, MPEG-1 Audio Layer I, Data conversion, LDAP Data Interchange Format, JAD (file format), LOGML, IPSW, .m2ts, Document file format, XGMML, ICalendar, Microsoft Office XML formats, Flat file database, Open Document Architecture, Open Packaging Conventions, Formatted text, Raw audio format, UN/CEFACT, VCal, Content sniffing, Graph Modelling Language, COM Structured Storage, ODB++ flashcards Computer file formats
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  • High Efficiency Video Coding
    High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.
  • Torrent file
    In the BitTorrent file distribution system, a torrent file is a computer file that contains metadata about files and folders to be distributed, and usually also a list of the network locations of trackers, which are computers that help participants in the system find each other and form efficient distribution groups called swarms.
  • Digital container format
    A container or wrapper format is a metafile format whose specification describes how different elements of data and metadata coexist in a computer file.
  • Doc (computing)
    In computing, DOC or doc (an abbreviation of 'document') is a filename extension for word processing documents, most commonly in the proprietary Microsoft Word Binary File Format.
  • Dynamic-link library
    Dynamic-link library (or DLL) is Microsoft's implementation of the shared library concept in the Microsoft Windows and OS/2 operating systems.
  • File format
    A file format is a standard way that information is encoded for storage in a computer file.
  • JPEG
    JPEG (/ˈdʒeɪpɛɡ/ JAY-peg) is a commonly used method of lossy compression for digital images, particularly for those images produced by digital photography.
  • List of file formats
    This is a list of file formats used by computers, organized by type.
  • Rich Text Format
    The Rich Text Format (often abbreviated RTF) is a proprietary document file format with published specification developed by Microsoft Corporation from 1987 until 2008 for cross-platform document interchange with Microsoft products.
  • Standard Generalized Markup Language
    The Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML; ISO 8879:1986) is a standard for defining generalized markup languages for documents.
  • Media type
    A media type (also MIME type and content type) is a two-part identifier for file formats and format contents transmitted on the Internet.
  • VCard
    vCard is a file format standard for electronic business cards.
  • ID3
    ID3 is a metadata container most often used in conjunction with the MP3 audio file format.
  • Office Open XML
    Office Open XML (also informally known as OOXML or OpenXML or earlier as MOX) is a zipped, XML-based file format developed by Microsoft for representing spreadsheets, charts, presentations and word processing documents.
  • Pulse-code modulation
    Pulse-code modulation (PCM) is a method used to digitally represent sampled analog signals.
    WAP Binary XML (WBXML) is a binary representation of XML.
  • Disk image
    A Disk image, in computing, is a computer file containing the contents and structure of a disk volume or of an entire data storage device, such as a hard disk drive, tape drive, floppy disk, optical disc or USB flash drive.
  • MPEG-1 Audio Layer I
    MPEG-1 Audio Layer I, commonly abbreviated to MP1, is one of three audio formats included in the MPEG-1 standard.
  • Data conversion
    Data conversion is the conversion of computer data from one format to another.
  • LDAP Data Interchange Format
    The LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF) is a standard plain text data interchange format for representing LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) directory content and update requests.
  • JAD (file format)
    Java Application Descriptor (JAD) files describe the MIDlets (Java ME applications) that are distributed as JAR files.
    An XML 1.0 based markup language for web server log reports, that allows automated data mining and report generation.
  • IPSW
    IPSW is a file format used in iTunes to install iOS firmware.
  • .m2ts
    M2TS is a filename extension used for the Blu-ray Disc Audio-Video (BDAV) MPEG-2 Transport Stream (M2TS) container file format.
  • Document file format
    A document file format is a text or binary file format for storing documents on a storage media, especially for use by computers.
    XGMML (the eXtensible Graph Markup and Modeling Language) is an XML application based on GML which is used for graph description.
  • ICalendar
    (Not to be confused with the Calendar application (previously named iCal).) iCalendar is a computer file format which allows Internet users to send meeting requests and tasks to other Internet users, via email, or sharing files with an extension of .
  • Microsoft Office XML formats
    The Microsoft Office XML formats are XML-based document formats (or XML schemas) introduced in versions of Microsoft Office prior to Office 2007.
  • Flat file database
    A flat file database is a database which is stored on its host computer system as an ordinary unstructured file called a "flat file".
  • Open Document Architecture
    The Open Document Architecture (ODA) and interchange format (informally referred to as just ODA) is a free and open international standard document file format maintained by the ITU-T to replace all proprietary document file formats.
  • Open Packaging Conventions
    The Open Packaging Conventions (OPC) is a container-file technology initially created by Microsoft to store a combination of XML and non-XML files that together form a single entity such as an Open XML Paper Specification (OpenXPS) document.
  • Formatted text
    Formatted text, styled text, or rich text, as opposed to plain text, has styling information beyond the minimum of semantic elements: colours, styles (boldface, italic), sizes, and special features (such as hyperlinks).
  • Raw audio format
    RAW Audio format or just RAW Audio is an audio file format for storing uncompressed audio in raw form.
    UN/CEFACT is the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business.
  • VCal
    vCal is an open source calendar standard for Vision PIM.
  • Content sniffing
    Content sniffing, also known as media type sniffing or MIME sniffing, is the practice of inspecting the content of a byte stream to attempt to deduce the file format of the data within it.
  • Graph Modelling Language
    Graph Modeling Language (GML) is a hierarchical ASCII-based file format for describing graphs.
  • COM Structured Storage
    COM Structured Storage (variously also known as COM structured storage or OLE structured storage) is a technology developed by Microsoft as part of its Windows operating system for storing hierarchical data within a single file.
  • ODB++
    ODB++ is a proprietary CAD-to-CAM data exchange format used in the design and manufacture of electronic devices.