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Raster Image, Vector and Document File Formats

File Formats

With LEADTOOLS, developers can create applications to load, save and convert many industry-standard and proprietary formats. LEAD Technologies is committed to maintaining and expanding the most comprehensive collection of file formats on the market, and currently supports over 150 raster, vector and document file formats and sub-formats.

Each file format includes a variety of load, save and display options including compression, bit depth, color space, progressive load (multi-pass), alpha channels, multiple pages, animations and metadata. Developers can trust the award-winning file format support in LEADTOOLS because of its extensive inclusion of and strict adherence to today's ever-changing file format specifications.

LEADTOOLS File Format Categories

Raster Image Formats

Vector Formats

  • CGM - Computer Graphics Metafile
  • CMX - Corel Presentation Exchange
  • DGN - Microstation DGN
  • DRW - DRaWing
  • DXF - Drawing Interchange
  • DWF - AutoDesk Vector
  • DWFX - Autodesk DWF XPS Document
  • DWG - Drawing
  • E00 - ArcInfo Export
  • EMF - Enhanced Metafile
  • GBR - Gerber
  • MIF - Marker Interchange
  • NAP - North American Presentation Layer Protocol Syntax (NAPLPS)
  • PCL - Printer Command Language
  • PCL6 - Printer Command Language
  • PCT - Macintosh Pict
  • PLT - HPGL Plot
  • SHP - ESRI Shape
  • SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics
  • WMF - Windows Metafile
  • WMZ - Compressed Windows Metafile
  • WPG - Vector Word Perfect Graphics

Document Formats

Note that not every format is included with every product by default. Some formats require a specific LEADTOOLS product. To compare LEADTOOLS products, refer to the LEADTOOLS product comparison chart. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact a LEADTOOLS Sales or Support representative.

Other LEADTOOLS SDK Technologies Related to File Formats

LEADTOOLS Online Documentation for File Formats

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