file format


The type of file it is. File format[1] is a term that means both the structure and the content. For example, an image file compressed using JPEG compression is simply called a “JPEG Image File”. Often interchangeably used with the term “file type[2]

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1. File format. The type of file it is. File format is a term that means both the structure and the content. For example, an image file compressed using JPEG compression is simply called a “JPEG Image File”. Often interchangeably used with the term “file type” Related Articles: Glossary: file type« Back to Glossary Index
2. file type. The type of file it is. File format is a term that means both the structure and the content. For example, an image file compressed using JPEG compression is simply called a “JPEG Image File”. Often interchangeably used with the term “file format” Related Articles: Glossary: file type« Back to Glossary Index