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 CR2 file is a Raw Image Format used by Canon Digital Camera. RAW images are basically datafiles that come from the CCD detector in the camera. It may even contain text information about the picture and conditions that have been taken. These images are based on a TIFF standard.


The IFF file extension is a bitmap file that is created by Electronic Arts. It can contain image, audio or text data. It is supported by a large number of programs and is the basis for formats like AIFF. The IFF format is also known as EA IFF 1985.

Mime type: application/iff, application/x-iff, image/iff, image/x-iff


A NEF file is a RAW image file that is used by Nikon Digital SLR camera’s. The benefit of the RAW image files is that these images obtain the basic data from the camera at the moment the picture has been created.


A PNM file is a bitmap image file that has been designed in a Portable Any Map format in order to handle multiple monochrome, grayscale and colour images. It can also include raster data in the related PBM, PGM and PPM formats. A PNM file does not store multiple images and doesn’t use compression.

Mime type: image/x-portable-anymap, image/x-portable/anymap, image/pbm