General notes about still image formats are provided by Still Image Quality and Functionality Factors
Inclusion of a format does not imply that it is preferred or acceptable for Library of Congress collections. Conversely, omission of a format from the list does not imply that it is not preferred or acceptable. See the Recommended Formats Statement
for more information.
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