Skip to main content
Documentation & User Guides | FotoWare

Supported file formats in FotoWare as a Service

A list of supported file formats in FotoWare as a Service

Supported formats

File format

Remark

JPEG

EXIF Header Read/Write

TIFF

EXIF Header Read

Photoshop PSD

PSD files must be saved with "Maximize Compatibility" option to allow generation of thumbnails and previews in FotoWare

Photoshop EPS

 

GIF

Animated GIF is treated as a movie

PNG

 

BMP

 

RAW files

EXIF Header Read.

MS Word (DOC,DOCX,DOT,DOTX )

Text content indexed and preview generated.

MS PowerPoint (PPT,PPTX)

Text content indexed and preview generated.

MS Excel (XLS, XLSX)

Text content indexed and preview generated.

Video and audio

See note below

Targa

 

PPM

 

JPEG2000

 

PICT

 

Photo CD

Read (Windows only)

Adobe Illustrator (AI) 

 

Generic EPS

 

Adobe PDF

 

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)

An XML based vector image format for two dimensional graphics.

Thumbnail and preview are created for SVG files

Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM)

A free and open international standard file format for 2D vector graphics, raster graphics, and text, and is defined by ISO/IEC 8632.
 

OPUS audio file A codec used with the OGG audio container
WMA Windows Media Audio format
WebP WebP format graphics
VOB DVD Video Container format

 

Note: Video and Audio Formats

FotoWare supports transcoding of most video formats and several audio formats.  When licensed with the optional audio and video module, the performance of the transcoder can be adjusted (core and memory allocation), and additional additional enhanced playback functionality is made available.