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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Exchangeable image file format (officially Exif, according to JEIDA/JEITA/CIPA specifications) is a standard that specifies the formats for images, sound, and ancillary tags used by digital cameras (including smartphones), scanners and other systems handling image and sound files recorded by digital cameras. The specification uses the following existing file formats with the addition of specific metadata tags: JPEG discrete cosine transform (DCT)<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=citation }}</ref> for compressed image files, TIFF Rev. 6.0 (RGB or YCbCr) for uncompressed image files, and RIFF WAV for audio files (Linear PCM or ITU-T G.711 μ-Law PCM for uncompressed audio data, and IMA-ADPCM for compressed audio data).<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> It is not supported in JPEG 2000, PNG, or GIF.

This standard consists of the Exif image file specification and the Exif audio file specification.


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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Exchangeable image file format (officially Exif, according to JEIDA/JEITA/CIPA specifications) is a standard that specifies the formats for images, sound, and ancillary tags used by digital cameras (including smartphones), scanners and other systems handling image and sound files recorded by digital cameras. The specification uses the following existing file formats with the addition of specific metadata tags: JPEG discrete cosine transform (DCT)<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=citation }}</ref> for compressed image files, TIFF Rev. 6.0 (RGB or YCbCr) for uncompressed image files, and RIFF WAV for audio files (Linear PCM or ITU-T G.711 μ-Law PCM for uncompressed audio data, and IMA-ADPCM for compressed audio data).<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> It is not supported in JPEG 2000, PNG, or GIF.

This standard consists of the Exif image file specification and the Exif audio file specification.


Exchangeable image file format sections
Intro  [[Exchangeable_image_file_format?section={{safesubst:#invoke:anchor|main}}Background|{{safesubst:#invoke:anchor|main}}Background]]  Technical  Geolocation  Program support  Problems  Related standards  Example  FlashPix extensions  Exif audio files  MakerNote data  See also  References  External links  

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