Music, Graphic, and Movie Formats used in Multimedia

 

Education 362 Malone College School of Education Fall 2004

 

Sources used to compile information on the following formats are listed on this page.

 

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Acronym Finder: http://www.acronymfinder.com/

Webopedia: http://www.pcwebopedia.com/

One Look Dictionary: http://www.onelook.com/

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/

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Webopedia Source Wikipedia Source

 

Common Music Formats:

 

WAV Extension: (.wav) Windows Audio Volume

 

MIDI Extension: (.mid) Musical Instrument Digital Interface

 

MP3 Extension: (.mp3) Moving Picture Experts Group Layer-3

 

Common Graphic Formats:

 

BMP Extension: (.bmp) Bit Mapped

 

GIF Extension: (.gif) Graphics Interchange Format

 

JPEG Extension: (.jpg) Joint Photographic Experts Group

 

PNG Extension: (.png) Portable Network Graphics

 

Common Movie Formats:

 

AVI Extension: (.avi) Audio Video Interleave

 

QT Extension: (.mov) QuickTime

 

MPEG Extension: (.mpg) Moving Picture Experts Group

 

 

Directory of File Extensions: http://www.sharpened.net/helpcenter/extensions.php

 

Multimedia on the WWW: http://www.w3schools.com/media/media_intro.asp

Multimedia Video Formats: http://www.w3schools.com/media/media_videoformats.asp

Multimedia Audio Formats: http://www.w3schools.com/media/media_soundformats.asp

Playing Sounds on WWW: http://www.w3schools.com/media/media_browsersounds.asp

Playing Videos on WWW: http://www.w3schools.com/media/media_browservideos.asp

 

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Tom Love Malone College Summer 2004