Supported Image Types in ZoomBrowser EX ver. 5.x
Article ID: ART160250 | Date published: 06/09/2015 | Date last updated: 08/18/2015


Supported Image Types in ZoomBrowser EX ver. 5.x


Supported Image Types in ZoomBrowser EX ver. 5.x

The following is a list of image types supported by ZoomBrowser EX.

% JPEG (.JPG) and (.JPEG)
Most cameras use this image type. It compresses at very high ratios, taking advantage of the characteristics of the human eye. However, because it is an irreversible compression method (part of the data is lost during compression), if you process and save an image repeatedly using this method, the image may become rougher.

% RAW (.CRW) and (.CR2 in ZoomBrowser Ex ver. 5.2 or later)
This is a proprietary image type provided by Canon. It saves the output of the image pixels from a digital camera without any deterioration in the quality of the image. Some cameras might not support this image type.

% Windows bitmap (.BMP)
This file type comes standard with Windows. Most Windows programs support it.

% TIFF (.TIF) and (.TIFF)
This is a relatively popular image type. It is widely supported by non-Windows programs (such as Macintosh).

% PhotoCD (.PCD)
This is the image type used by Photo CDs.

% Video clip (.AVI)
Standard Windows movie image type. The movie thumbnail and a movie icon show in ZoomBrowser EX' s Browser Area.

% QuickTime (.MOV)
This is a movie which display as a movie mark in the Browsing Area of ZoomBrowser EX.

% MPEG4 (.ASF)
Movies that integrate multimedia data, such as video, audio and text. Primarily used by Windows programs. The MPEG4 compression technology allows for compact file sizes and delivery over networks.