hdr A .hdr extension file is a High Dynamic Range image format that is also known as HDRI or a Radiance HDR format. A raster image or a digital photo with dark shadows or washed out areas can be rectified using HDRsoft to enhance the color and improve the brightness level. The Multiple pictures having different exposures can also be combined to create one image with an even distribution of color with the HDR software. As compared to standard digital imaging or photographic techniques, HDR imaging uses a high technology to improve the picture quality of an image by increasing its clarity, brightness and luminosity.
gif The .gif filename extension refers to the GIF graphical file format created by CompuServe in 1987. The format is from the class of raster graphics which uses a dot matrix type data structure of orthogonally placed pixels, each with their own color information. The file format has a rich history of usage in storing sprite data for video games especially those released in the early 90's. The GIF format has also been used in low-resolution animation clips distributed over the internet, and in design of sharp-edged art that utilize a palette of a few colors up to a max of 256 colors. The GIF file format has its advantage in its compression technique, which limits file size but does not compromise image quality. The file format natively opens on many of the popular web browsers.