ICNS is a file format known as Apple Icon Image used in Apple Inc,’s Mac OS X. It supports icons of 16 × 16, 32 × 32, 48 × 48, 128 × 128, 256 × 256, 512 × 512, and 1024 × 1024 pixels, with both 1- and 8-bit alpha channels and multiple image states. Although the icons are fixed width the operating system may scale these to any size.


The MVG fiel format is used by ImageMagick, which is a image processing software utility. An MVG file is the result of the conversion of a SVG graphic file. It does not have containers or sets of image commands and ignores white space between commands, which allows for multiple commands per line.



A RLE file format, short for Run-Length encoding, is a 4 or 8-bit RLE-encoded bitmap image, which is basically a DIB file that uses RLE compression. It is a common image format used in early versions of Windows and CompuServe software. The RLE image format is the native format used by the Utah Raster Toolkit, a collection of programs and C routines for managing raster images.

Mime type: application/rle, application/x-rle, image/rle, zz-application/zz-winassoc-rle


The CIN extension is used for image files, created by Kodak’s Cineon film system. It transfers film images to a digital format for electronic compositing, manipulation and enhancement, then outputs back to film with no loss of image quality.


A PSP extension, short for Paint Shop Pro, is an image file that is created by the Paint Shop Pro software by Corel Corporation. The PSP extension may also be found in files created by Adobe Photoshop, the market leading software for image editing.

Mime type: image/bmp


The PIC file extension is used for images that are created by a lot of the image processing software applications. Amongst these software is Advanced Art Studio, Paint and Houdini.

Mime-type: image/x-pic


The XPM file type is a bitmap image used by the X Windows System and was created in 1989 by Colas Nahaboo and Daniel Dardailler working at Bull Research center to extend the XBM file. Later it was enhanced by Arnoud Le Hors. It mainly used for creating icon pixmaps that support transparency and grey-scaling. Both XBM and XPM can be included in C program source code an compiled directly into applications.

MIME TYPE’s:  image/x-xpixmap, image/x-xbitmap, image/xpm, image/x-xpm


The FITS file extension, short for Flexible Image Transport System is the data format used within astronomy for transporting, analyzing and archiving of scientific data files. It is much more than the more common JPG or GIF extensions in a way that it is developed to store scientific data  such as multidimensional arrays and two dimensional tables with information. The FITS extension can also be found under the FIZ extension.


MIFF, short for Machine Independent File Format, is a bitmap image file that is used by ImageMagick by ImageMagick Studio LLC. ImageMagick is an application that creates, edits and composes bitmap images as well as converting and write images in a large variety of formats.


A PDD file is a Photodeluxe image that is generated by the Photodeluxe software by Adobe Systems Inc. Adobe Photodeluxe is a basic photo-editor that has been designed to enable users to do common editing tasks. This software has been replaced by Adobe Photoshop Elements in 2002.

Mime-type: image/photodeluxe