data format

A data format is a specification for the serialized representation of structured data.

Data formats

Machine Instructions

ELF
Executable and Linkable Format, used by many UNIX systems.

Textual Printable

ycl::text::ftclp
Formats a string as a printable Tcl string. Non-printable characters are transformed into their most simple backslash-escaped representation.

Textual Encoding

ASN
netstrings

Textual Recordset

csv
recfile

Textual Nesting Data Structure

Tcl list
Tcl script
huddle
TDL
xmlgen / htmlgen
JSON
SEXP

Textual Structured Documents

SGML
XML
YAML

Textual Layout

HTML
RTF
TMML

Spreadsheets

CSV
Excel

Graphics

Bitmap

Bitmap
GIF
Pixmap
TIFF
PNG
XPM
BMP
Img

Vector

CAD
CGM
DXF
Postscript
PDF
SVG
VML
WMF
XSL-FO

Audio

Digitized sound

mp3
wav

Music

MIDI

Media containers

ogg

See Also

Wotsit
The Programmer's File and Data Resource
markup language
data is code
code is data is code