Sunday, 7 June 2009

File with Extension GIF

After a week, here is another post about the file extension and this time with a known extension .GIF. As most people know Gif is Graphic interchange format and a format to represent an image.

File extension GIF was originally developed by Compuserve as a bitmap which represent one bit per pixel or a raster graphics which represent rectangular pixel holding color image formats. The same company has also developed a black and white image file extension represented by .xpm.

File extension GIF is actually a popular type of Internet graphics format with following advantages:

* For Reducing file sizes without quality difference.
* loss less data compression with image clarity
* Rapid transmission of image files on the Internet.