<graphics, file format> There are many formats used to store images in files.
are very common. Others are BIFF
, NFF, OFF, PCX
Some of these are documented on-line at the following sites:
The Graphics File Format Page (http://www.dcs.ed.ac.uk/~mxr/gfx/). The NCSA file formats archive (ftp://ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu/misc/file.formats/graphics.formats). The Avalon repository (ftp://avalon.viewpoint.com/pub/format_specs).