Recommended Internet File Formats

Recommended Internet File Formats


Summary

These are my recommendations for authors who want to publish information on the internet.


Detail

Text

  Format Recommendation
Recommended HTML
Recommended TXT
Use with caution PDF
Use with caution ODF
Not recommended DOCX
Not recommended DOC

Images

  Format Recommendation
Recommended JPEG
Recommended PNG
Recommended GIF

Audio

  Format Recommendation
Recommended MP3
Use with caution FLAC
Use with caution OGG
Use with caution AAC
Use with caution WAV

Video

  Format Recommendation
Recommended FLV
Recommended SWF

Data

  Format Recommendation
Recommended CSV
Recommended XML
Use with caution TSV
Use with caution JSON
Use with caution Atom
Use with caution RSS

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