Author Archives: Kashif Iqbal

What is an XLSX File?

A file with XLSX extension is a ZIP-compressed XML based spreadsheet file format that was introduced by Microsoft with the launch of Microsoft Excel 2007. The format is supported by Excel 2007 and later versions. Prior to XLSX, Excel saved … Continue reading

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Excel File Formats: XLSX, XLSM, XLS, XLTX, XLTM

A file with XLSX, XLSM, XLS, XLTX or XLTM extension is a Microsoft Excel file that uses specific standard file format. You can show or display file extension on Windows OS from Folder Options. MS Excel lets you save files … Continue reading

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Markup Language File Formats – A Survey

A markup language is a computer language that separates the elements of a document by tags. Unlike programming languages, it is in human-readable format and can be opened with almost all text editors. For its nature of defining elements by … Continue reading

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EPUB vs PDF: E-Publishing File Formats

With the increase in usage of smart devices, digital documents are replacing printed copies of the same. The ease of reading the content on your smart phone or tablet gives you freedom from carrying the hard copies of content everywhere. … Continue reading

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Doc to Docx – A change worth considering to switch!

Working with latest Microsoft Word version, the default file format for saving the document is DOCX. As time moves on, the upcoming generations, working in technology domain, won’t even know how the DOCX format replaced the DOC file format which was the … Continue reading

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Survey: Image File Formats for Web

The importance of images can easily be estimated by the famous quote that says “An image is worth a thousand words”. The presence of images on a webpage plays an important role in attracting the visitors by giving an idea … Continue reading

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PDF File Formats at FileFormat.com

Portable Document Format (PDF) is widely used page layout file format that is gaining popularity day by day. Introduced in early 1990s by Adobe, it completely stores a document in one file. PDF file format was initially used for desktop … Continue reading

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Notes File Formats at FileFormat.com

Notes file formats refer to documents where user can add notes in free form as if noting information on a drafting pad. There are several applications available that provide the capability of drafting notes and save to notes taking file … Continue reading

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Web File Formats on FileFormat.com

Surfing internet has become part of lives of all those who use internet one way or the other. The web pages, we browse, are developed in several different languages and are hosted on web servers. These web files include static … Continue reading

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Page Description Languages File Formats at FileFormat.com

A Page Description Language (PDL) is a computer language that describes the appearance of a printed page in a higher level than actual output bitmap. Some examples of PDL include Postscript (PS), PDF, and CGM. Files based on page description … Continue reading

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