How All The Pieces Fit Together

Two Kinds Of Graphics, Two Kinds Of Media, Four File Formats And Two Color Models

The following chart shows how all the various parts fit together – vector vs. bitmap graphics, some of the various software applications used to create them (Adobe® Illustrator®, CorelDRAW®, Macromedia® FreeHand®, Adobe Photoshop®, Corel PHOTO-PAINT® and Paint Shop Pro™), the four basic file formats and the two most common color models used in computer graphics for print media and the web:

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