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In article <p6ck4i$shd$1@dont-email.me>, Paul<nospam@needed.invalid>
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> Let's take (WinXP) Windows Movie Maker as a poster boy for this.
> It only supported Microsoft formats and nothing else.
> Requiring the user to use a second tool to make
> an actual usable output.

nothing like proprietary microsoft formats to lock you into the
platform.

> To me "every capability is a possibility" when
> cobbling together a solution out of a pile of
> software I've got. I don't reject something just
> because its old. 

bmp is not being rejected because it's old.

it's being rejected because it's obsolete, as is windows xp.