ICO File Format

ICO file format is for Windows Icons

So you’re trying to make an icon file for that new game you’re working on, huh? Might as well get familiar with the ICO file format first. It might be useful for you down the line.

An ICO file is an image format Microsoft developed to store Windows programs icons. An ICO file is flexible. It can contain multiple images at various sizes and color-depth. The standard sizes are 16×16, 32×32, 48×48, and 256×256.… Read the rest

AAC Music File Format

Is AAC superior to MP3?

Unless you’re some kind of audiophile, you probably never heard of the AAC music file format. It’s understandable, though. After all, the majority of music listeners only care about MP3 these days. Still, you ought to learn a thing or two about the AAC format. It’s way better than MP3 in more ways than one.

AAC Music File Format

AAC stands for Advanced Audio Coding. It’s a lossy digital audio coding just like MP3.… Read the rest

EPS File Format – Your Questions Answered

Questions and answers about EPS file format

EPS is not a new file format. It’s been around for quite a while and has been used in both Macs and Windows environment by graphic designers all over the world. Still, if you’re new in the graphic design landscape, you may have some questions about this format.

Worry not. We will address some of the most common questions about EPS format and more in this article.

What is an EPS image?

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How To Create A Document Management System

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There are several good reasons to store your business data electronically instead of using traditional paper files and folders. It’s more efficient, accessible, secure, and scalable. That’s why many businesses are relying so much on DMS or Document Management System. It’s just good for business.

How To Create A Simple Document Management System

If you own a small business, spending thousands to purchase or build a new DMS may not be feasible.… Read the rest

Document Management System Best Practices

To get the best out of your document management, pay attention to these best practices
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Having a Document Management System (DMS) is crucial for any modern business to be able to thrive in a digital world. A DMS has many benefits including easy archiving and reporting. It can also save your company money in the long run as your employees no longer need to waste their precious time to find the documents they need.

Document Management Best Practices

If you’re thinking about getting a DMS for your organization, pay attention to the following best practices to ensure you can get the best out of it.… Read the rest

The Benefits of Document Management Systems

5 advantages of a document management system (DMS)
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A document management system (DMS) is a software designed to maintain and organize business documents. It’s a must-have for any company wishing to relieve itself from the hassle of managing hundreds of file cabinets and boxes with tons of documents in them.

If you’re still reluctant about switching your paper-based document management to a digital one, perhaps the following list of benefits will get rid of your hesitation.… Read the rest

The End Of TIFF

Is there no future for TIFF?

TIFF has been around for over two decades. It has been the file format of choice for many photographers when they edit RAWs in Lightroom and need to send it for further processing. It also has its uses in the printing industry.

However, many people see this file format as something that has no future.

Does Anyone Still Use TIFF?

Of course. Outside photography and printing, TIFF is also widely used in GIS (Geographic Information System) since you can embed spatial data into the bitmap.… Read the rest

Snow and Winter Photography Tips

Brace the winter and take excellent shots
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With the polar vortex loosening its grip, it’s finally safe enough for photography enthusiasts in North America to venture outside and continue with their hobby. Finally, they can explore more than taking shots of boiling water turned into ice crystals instantly, clothes frozen solid, or any other scene that looks like it’s coming from The Day After Tomorrow.

There are some things you must note when taking pictures during winter.… Read the rest

FUIF – The Responsive Image Format

The creator of the FLIF (Free Lossless Image Format) has gone and done it again. This time, he has come up with a new format called FUIF (Free Universal Image Format). The catchphrase for this new format is “responsive by design”. What does that mean?

FUIF? Why Do We Need Another Image Format?

Because there’s still room for improvement. Most people are comfortable with the many formats in existence today such as JPG, GIF, PNG, Webm, and many more.… Read the rest

Introducing FLIF – the Free Lossless Image Format

Free Lossless Image Format is here to stay

Over the years, many new image file formats have tried to take over the crown from JPEG, GIF, and PNG. None has quite received a resounding success. Well, here’s another competitor: FLIF or Free Lossless Image Format

FLIF – What’s That?

The ‘Free’ part of FLIF means it’s not tied to any patent. The image format uses arithmetic coding, which was patented but has now expired.

Lossless means there’s no loss of data when the image is compressed.… Read the rest