Native GIMP File Formats

Note: GIMP 2.6 can also save animations in MNG format, a format derived from PNG for animations for the Internet. However, most browsers, except for the Konqueror, don't support this format yet, or they support it only when you have installed an additional plug-in.

File Type

Filename Extension

Open

Save

Alias|Wavefront Pix image

*.pix, *.matte, *.mask, *.alpha, *.als

Yes

Yes

Autodesk FLIC animation

*.fli, *.flc

Yes

Yes

BMP—Windows bitmap

*.bmp

Yes

Yes

Bzip archive

*.xcf.bz2, *.bz2, *.xcfbz2

Yes

Yes

C source code

*.c

No

Yes

C header file

*.h

No

Yes

DICOM image

*.dcm, *.dicom

Yes

Yes

Encapsulated PostScript

*.eps

Yes

Yes

FITS—Flexible Image Transport System

*.fit, *.fits

Yes

Yes

G3 fax image

*.g3

Yes

No

GIF—Graphics Interchange Format

*.gif

Yes

Yes

GIMP Pattern

*.pat

Yes

Yes

GIMP Brush

*.gbr, *.gpb

Yes

Yes

GIMP Brush (animated)

*gih

Yes

Yes

GIMP XCF image

*.xcf

Yes layer-enabled

Yes layer-enabled

Gzip archive

*.xcf.gz, *.gz, *.xcfgz

Yes

Yes

HTML formatted table

html, htm

No

Yes

JPEG—Joint Photographic Experts Group

*.jpeg, *.jpg, *.jpe

Yes

Yes

KISS CEL

*.cel

Yes

Yes

Microsoft Windows icon

*.ico

Yes

Yes

File Type

Filename Extension

Open

Save

Microsoft Windows Metafile

*.wmf, *.apm

Yes

No

MNG animation

*.mng

No

Yes

PSP—Paint Shop Pro

*.psp, *.tub, *.pspimage

Yes

No

PDF—Portable Document Format

*.pdf

Yes

No

PBM image

*.pbm

No

Yes

PGM image

*.pgm

No

Yes

PNG—Portable Network Graphics

*.png

Yes

Yes

PNM—Portable AnJmap

*.pnm, *.ppm, *.pgm, *.pbm

Yes

Yes only *.pnm

PSD—Photoshop Document

*.psd

Yes layer-enabled

Yes layer-enabled

PS—PostScript

*.ps

Yes

Yes

PPM image

*.ppm

No

Yes

SGI—Silicon Graphics IRIS

*.sgi, *.rgb, * bw, *.icon

Yes

Yes

Sunras—Sun Rasterfile

*.im1, *.im8, *.im24, *.im32, *.rs, *.ras

Yes

Yes

SVG—Scalable Vector Graphics

*.svg

Yes

No

TGA—Targa bitmap

*.tga, *.vda, *.icb, *.vst

Yes

Yes

TIFF—Tagged Image File Format

*.tif, *.tiff

Yes

Yes

XBM—X Bitmap

*.xbm, *.icon, *.bitmap

Yes

Yes

XPM—X Pixmap

*.xpm

Yes

Yes

XWD—X Window Dump

*.xwd

Yes

Yes

Zsoft PCX image

*.pcx, *.pcc

Yes

GIMP supports the following RAW camera formats without UFRaw, but so far, only in the RGB color mode with 24 bit color depth:

• Kodak RAW: *.dcr, *. k25, *.kdc (for EasyShare P850)

• Sony RAW: *.sr2, *.srf, *.arw (for Sony DSLR-a Kameras)

• Sinar CaptureShop RAW for Macintosh:*.cs1, *.sti

RAW formats of the following programs:

And the following file formats:

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