2.1 GRAPHICS FORMATS

 

• Some Graphics formats are intended for graphical display,

GIF - (Graphics Interchange Format) A compact graphic format

JPG - (Joint Photographic experts Group) A compressed format

MPEG - (Motion Pictures Experts Group) Compressed Animation

 

• Some graphics formats are intended for output on hardcopy devices

HPGL - Hewlett Packard Graphics Language - An ASCII language devised to drive pen plotters

PostScript - A VERY popular graphics format which typically drives laser printers, but can also be displayed on devices like color screens

 

 

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