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News, Updates and Information about File Formats – FileFormat Newsletter February 2019

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Welcome to the February 2019 edition of newsletter, packed with news and updates from the last month. A picture is worth a thousand words, a common phrase we might have heard countless times. If you are curious about the file structure, specifications and historical evolution of well-known image file formats such as PNG, JPG, GIF and others, if you want to learn about the differences between vector and raster images, explore Image file formats wiki at

Among the previous month’s major highlights is detailed information on 3D file formats which are used in the fields of animation, 3D modeling, gaming, film making and more. Notable 3D formats are 3DS, 3MF, GLTF and FBX, which are processed by software applications like 3D Studio Max, Maya and Blender.

Email file formats were also in focus, which are in widespread use today and used for emailing as well as message archiving. A few of the noteworthy email formats are EML, MSG, PST and OST. These formats are supported by mailing apps such as Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird and Apple Mail.

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