File formats information



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File types (you may click each file format to get directly to the list of file types it contains):

[ARCHIVE] [DOCUMENT] [PRESENTATION] [E-BOOK] [DRAWING] [IMAGE] [AUDIO] [VIDEO] [OTHER]

Archive file formats


File formatFile format full nameComputer programs that use itAuthor
7z7-Zip Compressed File7Zip
WinRAR
WinZip
7-zip
gzGnu Zipped Archive FileSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010
Corel WinZip 18.5
7-Zip
Xarchive
WinRAR 5
The GNU Project
rarWinRAR Compressed Archive7Zip
StuffIt
WinRAR
WinZip
Eugene Roshal
tarTape Archive FileApple Archive Utility
GNU Tar
StuffIt
WinZip
The GNU Project
tar.gzGzip Compressed ArchiveSTDU Viewer
eBook for EPOC
The GNU Project
tgzGzipped Tar FileSmith Micro Stuffit Deluxe 2010 (Windows, Mac)
WinRAR 5 (Windows)
Corel WinZip 18.5 (Windows)
7-Zip (Windows)
Zipeg (Windows, Mac)
Incredible Bee Archiver (Mac)
Tar (Linux)
Gunzip (Linux)
Pkgtool (Linux)
n/a
zipCompressed Archive FileStuffIt
WinRAR
Winzip
PKWARE

Document file formats


File formatFile format full nameComputer programs that use itAuthor
docMicrosoft Word DocumentAbiWord
Apple Pages
AppleWorks
KWord
Microsoft Word
StarOffice
Microsoft
docxMicrosoft Word 2007 DocumentMicrosoft Word 2007
Microsoft Word 2008 (MAC)
OxygenOffice Professional (Linux)
Word 2010
Microsoft
odsOpenDocument spreadsheetMicrosoft Office 2007
Microsoft Office 2010
OpenOffice Calc
Sun Microsystems
odtOpenDocument textMicrosoft Office 2007
Microsoft Office 2010
OpenOffice Writer
Sun Microsystems
pagesApple iWork Pages DocumentApple iWork
Pages 4.1
Pages 4.2
Pages 4.3
Pages 5.0
Pages 5.1
Pages 5.2
Pages 5.5
Apple Inc
pdfPortable Document FormatAdobe Viewer
Ghostscript
Ghostview
Xpdf
gPDF
Adobe Systems
rtfRich Text FormatAbiWord
Kword
Microsoft Word
TextEdit
WordPad
Microsoft
sxwStarOffice Writer DocumentStarOffice Writer
OpenOffice Writer
LibreOffice
Sun Microsystems
txtText DocumentNotepad
TextEdit
WordPad
Various
xlsMicrosoft Excel SpreadsheetMicrosoft Excel
Microsoft Excel Viewer
OpenOffice
Microsoft
xlsxMicrosoft Excel 2007 SpreadsheetMicrosoft Excel 2007
OpenOffice
OxygenOffice Progessional (Linux)
Microsoft
xpsOpen XML Paper SpecificationChrome
Firefox
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Microsoft XPS Viewer
Safari
Microsoft

Presentation file formats


File formatFile format full nameComputer programs that use itAuthor
odpOpenDocument presentationCorel WordPerfect
KOffice
Lotus Symphony
NeoOffice
OpenOffice Impress
StarOffice
Sun Microsystems and Oasis
pptMicrosoft PowerPoint PresentationApple Keynote
Microsoft PowerPoint
OpenOffice
Microsoft
pptxMicrosoft PowerPoint 2007 PresentationApple Keynote
Microsoft PowerPoint
OpenOffice
Microsoft

E-book file formats


File formatFile format full nameComputer programs that use itAuthor
epubOpen eBook FileAdobe Digital Editions
Apple iBooks
Mobipocket Reader Desktop
Sony Reader
International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF)
fb2FictionBook 2.0 FileApple iBooks
Calibre
Cool Viewer
FictionBook
litMicrosoft eBook FileMicrosoft ReaderMicrosoft
mobiMobipocket eBookAmazon Kindle
Apple iBooks
Mobipocket Reader Desktop
Mobipocket / Amazon
prcMobipocket eBook FileAmazon Kindle
Apple iBooks
Mobipocket Reader Desktop
Mobipocket
chmCompiled HTML Help FileBeyond CHM
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Microsoft Reader
Mozilla Firefox
xCHM
Microsoft

Drawing file formats


File formatFile format full nameComputer programs that use itAuthor
dwgAutoCAD Drawing DatabaseAdobe Illustrator
AutoCAD
Autodesk DWG TrueView
CorelCAD
Autodesk
dxfAutoCAD Drawing Interchange FormatAdobe Illustratror
AutoCAD
CorelCAD
Open Office
PaintShop Pro
Autodesk
odgOpenDocument DrawingLibre Office
OpenOffice Draw
Sun Microsystems

Image file formats


File formatFile format full nameComputer programs that use itAuthor
arwSony Alpha RawAdobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Corel Draw
GIMP
Google Picasa
XnView
Sony
bmpWindows bitmapAdobe Photoshop
MS Paint
Microsoft Photo Editor
Paintbrush
Microsoft
cr2Canon RAW version 2Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Paint Shop Pro
Picasa
digiKam
Canon Inc.
crwCanon RAW CIFF Image FileAdobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Corel Draw
Google Picasa
Microsoft Windows Photos
Cannon
gifCompuserve graphics interchangeAdobe Photoshop
Apple Preview
Corel Paint Shop Pro
Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery Viewer
CompuServe
jpgJPEG compliant imageAdobe Photoshop
Apple Preview
Corel Paint Shop Pro
Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery Viewer
The JPEG Committee
nefNikon Electronic FormatAdobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Paint Shop Pro
Picasa
digiKam
Nikon Inc.
pefPentax RAW fileAdobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Corel Draw
Google Picasa
Pentax
pngPortable Network GraphicApple Preview
Corel Paint Shop Pro
GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program (LINUX)
Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery Viewer
Safari
PNG Development Group
rafFuji RAW Image FileAdobe Lightroom
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Corel Draw
Google Picasa
Fuji
sr2Sony RAW Image FileAdobe DNG Converter
Corel Draw
Microsoft Windows Photos
XnViewMP
Sony
tiffTagged image file formatCyberLink PowerDVD
InterVideo WinDVD
VideoLAN VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
Aldus, Adobe Systems

Audio file formats


File formatFile format full nameComputer programs that use itAuthor
aacAdvanced Audio Coding FileKMPlayer
RealPlayer
VideoLAN VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
A combination of Fraunhofer IIS, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Dolby and Sony Corporation
amrAdaptive Multi-Rate Codec FileAudacity
Android
Open Source software
AMR Player
QuickTime
Real Player
VLS Media Player
Apple iPhone
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
auAudio FileNullsoft Winamp
Apple QuickTime Player
Microsoft Windows Media Player
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
Adobe Audition CC
Sun Microsystems
flacFree Lossless Audio CodecReal Player
VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
Xiph.Org Foundation
m4aCompressed audio fileApple QuickTime Player
Apple iTunes
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Apple
mkaMatroska audio fileVideoLAN VLC media playerwww.matroska.org
mp3Free Lossless Audio CodecReal Player
VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
Xiph.Org Foundation
oggOgg Vorbis Compressed Audio FileApple QuickTime Player
Real Player
Windows Media Player
Xiph.Org Foundation
wavWindows audio fileCyberLink PowerDirector
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Roxio Creator 2009
Microsoft & IBM
wmaWindows Media (Metafile)MPlayer
Realplayer
VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
Windows Movie Maker
Zune software
Open Source
Microsoft

Video file formats


File formatFile format full nameComputer programs that use itAuthor
3gp3GPP Multimedia FileQuickTime Player
VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
amvAMV video format fileVLC Media Playerused by MTV
asfAdvanced Streaming FormatReal Player
VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
Microsoft
aviWindows video fileALLPlayer
Apple QuickTime Player
Microsoft Windows Media Player
VideoLAN VLC Media Player
Microsoft
flvFlash MP4 videoFFDShow
Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery Viewer
VideoLAN VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
Apple
m2tsMPEG-2 Transport StreamMicrosoft Windows Media Player
VideoLAN VLC media player
Adobe Flash Professional CC
Sony Picture Motion Browser
Sony
m4vMPEG-4 Video FileApple QuickTime Player
Apple iTunes
VLC Media Player
Apple
mkvMatroska Multimedia ContainerVLC Media PlayerSteve Lhomme
modHard disk camera movieQuicktime Player
VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
JVC/Panasonic
movApple QuickTime MovieApple QuickTime Player
CyberLink PowerDirector
Roxio Easy Media Creator
Apple
mp4MPEG-4 Video FileApple QuickTime Player
Apple iTunes
Microsoft Windows Media Player
VideoLAN VLC Media Player
Moving Picture Experts Group
mpgMoving Picture Experts Group FileVideoLAN VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
ISO, IEC
mtsAVCHD Video FileVideoLAN VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
Sony, Panasonic
rmReal Media FileRealNetworks RealPlayerReal Networks
vobVideo Object FileAdobe Flash Player (standalone program)
Web browser with the Flash plug-in installed
Apple
wmvWindows Media VideoMPlayer
Microsoft Windows Media Player
PowerDVD
RealPlayer
VideoLAN VLC Media Player
Microsoft

Other file formats


File formatFile format full nameComputer programs that use itAuthor
epsEncapsulated PostScriptAdobe Acrobat
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
CorelDRAW
Microsoft Digital Image Editor
QuarkXPress
Adobe Systems
psdPhotoshop DocumentAdobe Illustrator CS6
Adobe InDesign CS6
Adobe Photoshop
GIMP
Adobe Systems