Full Form of Extensions Ex:- pdf , Mp3, Mp4, AVI, MPEG, JPEG and much more

Full Form of Extensions Ex:- pdf , Mp3, Mp4, AVI, MPEG, JPEG and much more

Hey, people, you might be wondering the abbreviation/full form of MPEG, JPEG, mp3, mp4, PDF. Well, I let you know about it. I have classified media extensions into few:
  • Video Extensions
  • Audio Extensions
  • Image Extensions
  • Text Extensions

Video Extensions

Video Extension files is a multimedia file and it is the combination of Video & Audio. Some of the Video Extension, I have stated below.
  • MPEG
  • WMV
  • FLV
  • AVI
  • MP4
  • ASF
  • DivX
Above list must be the best Video formats, they are fair file formats but it depends on your requirement and video resolution with audio qualities
Full Forms of Above Formats:
#.MPEG – Moving Picture Experts Group
#.WMV – Windows Media Video
#.FLV – Flash Video
#.AVI – Audio Video Interleave
#.MP4 – MPEG Layer 4
#.ASF – Advanced Systems Format
#.DivX – Digital Video Express (DivX-encoded Movie)

Audio Extensions

Audio files are used for songs, recording purpose. There are different formats in audio files as given below:
  • Mp3
  • AIFF
  • M3U
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • BWF
  • DAT
These are few list of audio files, most of them you might be aware of: Let’s see the full form of these files extensions.
#.Mp3 – MPEG Audio Layer 3
#.AIFF – Audio Interchange File Format
#.M3U – Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 Uniform Resource Locator This file format is like an extension for Mp3 as it is used in it.
#.WAV – Waveform PCM Audio
#.WMA – Windows Media Audio
#.BWF –  Broadcast Wave Format
#.DAT – Digital Audio Tape

Image Extensions

Well, images do have different styles of extensions. here is the fewer list for you:
  • JPEG
  • GIF
  • PNG
  • BMP
  • TIFF
These are the main image file extension available and mostly used, let us see the full form
#.JPEG – Joint Photographic Experts Group
#.GIF – Graphics Interchange Format,
#.PNG – Portable Network Graphics
#.BMP – Windows Bitmap
#.TIFF – Tag Image File Format

Text Extensions

Text files are used to save the text format data onto the dedication extensions. There is list of text extension file as below:
  • PDF
  • DOC
  • TXT
  • DOCX
  • NDOC Naver Word
  • FODT OpenDocument Flat XML Document
  • SUB Subtitle File
  • ME Readme Text File
  • RTF Rich Text Format File
  • FDR Final Draft Document
These are some of the most popular text files extensions: Let’s see the full forms
#.PDF – Portable Document Format ( read only)
#.DOC – Microsoft Word Document
#.TXT – Plain Text File
#.DOCX – Microsoft Word Open XML Document
#.NDOC – Naver Word
#.FODT – OpenDocument Flat XML Document
#.SUB – Subtitle File
#.ME – Readme Text File
#.RTF – Rich Text Format File
#.FDR – Final Draft Document

Full Form

Full Form of Programming Languages

BASICBeginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
PERLPractical Extraction and Report Language
SQLStructured Query Language
VBVisual Basic
VBSVisual Basic Script
XBLXML Binding Language
XMLExtensible Markup Language
SMILSynchronized Multimedia Integration Language
JAVAFrom Java coffee, said to be consumed in large quantities by the language’s creators
QBASICQuick Beginner’s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
ASPActive Server Pages
PrologProgramming in logic
GW-BASICGraphics and Windows Beginner‘s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
COBOLCOmmon Business-Oriented Language
FortranFORmula TRANslation
CLXComponent Library for Cross Platform
PythonDerived from the television series Monty Python’s Flying Circus

Full Form of File Formats

AC97Audio Codec 97
DivXNamed as a paradoy to DIVX system (a video rental system)
FLACFree Lossless Audio Codec
AACAdvanced Audio Coding
VBRVariable Bit Rate
xACTX Audio Compression Toolkit
MPEGMoving Picture Experts Group
OSSOpen Sound System
ASIAsynchronous Serial Interface
AMRAdaptive Multi-Rate
DVIDigital Video Interactive
CBRConstant Bitrate
CCECinema Craft Encoder
JADJava Application Descriptor
JPEGJoint Photographic Experts Group
PDFPortable Document Format
PNGPortable Network Graphics
QIFQuicken Interchange Format
TIFFTagged Image File Format
WMAWindows Media Audio
WMVWindows Media Video
JPGJoint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG)
MP3MPEG Audio Layer III
CSVThe comma-separated values
GIFThe Graphics Interchange Format
AVIAudio Video Interleave
SWPSwap File
MP4MPEG-4 AVC (Advanced Video Coding)
FLVFlash Video
MKVMatroska Video
CODCompiled Source Code
mpgShort for  MPEG (Motion Picture Experts Group)
pptPowerPoint Presentation
RARRoshal ARchive
OggOgg derives from ogging, jargon from the computer game Netrek
EPSEncapsulated PostScript
PSDPhotoshop Document
MSIMicrosoft Installer
VOBVideo Object
AIFFAudio Interchange File Format
ASFAdvanced Systems Format 
WAVWaveform Audio File Format
ISOISO image file format
SISSoftware Installation Script
IRFIntrasis Raw File
3GP3GPP file format
RAWRAW file format
SWFShockwave Flash
XLSMicrosoft Excel Spreadsheet
dmgDisk Image
absAbscissa Data File
JARJava ARchive
EFXElectronic Fax

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