Glossary for Geospatial Science

  Technical vocabulary defined by MicroImages

book Glossary

file format:  A particular, pre-described layout pattern for data in a computer file so it may be used or acted upon by a program.  A TNT project file has a complex format recognized only by the TNT family of products and by user programs designed and built with the TNTmips library.  Similarly, a commercial database system uses only database files that follow its particular file format.