Subject: Re: Windows freeware to lock in a 3: or 4:3 aspect ratio for cropping
In article <email@example.com>, JJ<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > nope. a bmp is a representation of an image.
> Nope. BMP is a container of an image.
i.e. a representation.
> >> It's what all other formats decompress
> >> to.
> > false.
> For you who uses Mac OS, that would be true - including *nix OSes. But not
> for Windows and IBM OS/2.
it's false regardless of operating system.
> > there
> > is also the issue that a given raw format might not be readable at some
> > point in the future, whereas jpeg always will be.
> I find it difficult to believe that no software in the future will be able
> to read older image formats - no matter how hard the software developers try
some formats are proprietary and there is no guarantee that they will
be readable in the future. when the apps that can read/write them cease
to work, you're fucked.