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Marvin666
January 23rd, 2010, 10:27 AM
What format do you usually save files as?
text files- no extension
images- .png
audio- .mp3 (set to a high bitrate if I made it)
archives- .zip, .cab, or .7z depending on what it's for
disk image- .iso
video- .flv

k64
January 23rd, 2010, 10:30 AM
Archives and, in some cases, .iso files.

Edit: Screenshots are also taken - in .png format.

user1397
January 23rd, 2010, 11:33 AM
What format do you usually save files as?
text files- no extension
images- .png
audio- .mp3 (set to a high bitrate if I made it)
archives- .zip, .cab, or .7z depending on what it's for
disk image- .iso
video- .flv
text - .txt
images - .png
audio - .mp3
video - .avi or .mpg
archives - .7z
disk images - .iso
websites - .html
documents - .doc

fjf314
January 23rd, 2010, 12:33 PM
Text - nothing
Images - .png
Documents - .doc

While I use plenty of other file types, these are the only mediums where I ever really have to save and choose a format.

cguy
January 23rd, 2010, 12:35 PM
I save (almost) everything for maximum portability.
Please consider doing likewise, fellas! There's nothing more annoying than swapping files with others and discovering that they don't open as they should. (and I think you agree)

text files - no extension if I make them for myself only. I only write the .txt if I'm gonna share them

images - jpeg; they can be read on any device which actually reads pictures
- png if I need transparency/high quality, which I usually don't

audio - mp3; no justification needed (but I'm fond of ogg)

archives - The symbol of portability: ZIP, tar.gz and 7z rarely and Rar when I need to split the archive into volumes

documents - OpenOffice.org format so I convince people to use it instead of Ms Office, but I usually end up resending them as .doc/xls etc :)
- pdf any time when no modifications are needed

d3v1150m471c
January 23rd, 2010, 12:39 PM
If you're compressing something use .rar. zip sucks and compresses to about 1/3 the volume whereas .rar will compress to around 1/8 and is also multiplatform.

cguy
January 23rd, 2010, 01:18 PM
You need to install additional software to get RAR to work - on Windows AND on Linux.
Zips... you can open them Everywhere with no effort. ;)

If I care a lot about the size, then it's RAR/7z, of course.

The Real Dave
January 23rd, 2010, 02:47 PM
What format do you usually save files as?
text files- no extension
images- .png
audio- .mp3 (set to a high bitrate if I made it)
archives- .zip, .cab, or .7z depending on what it's for
disk image- .iso
video- .flv

Same as you but for text and archives. Most text files just get .txt plopped after them so when I open em in Windows it doesn't get confused ;) Archives that are gonna be distributed to people or opened in Windows are .rar and for everything else, .tar.gz :)

Psumi
January 23rd, 2010, 02:52 PM
text files- .txt
images- .png (.jpg if too big)
audio- .ogg (I convert MP3s for this as of now, because when Software Center is complete, they will make us pay for MP3 support, I'm sure.)
archives- .zip
disk image- .iso
video- .ogv/ogg

cascade9
January 23rd, 2010, 02:55 PM
text files- .txt, .odf
images- .png, .jpeg
audio- .flac
archives- .zip, .7z
disk image- .iso
video- .avi, .mkv

TyrantWave
January 23rd, 2010, 02:58 PM
Text - none (.txt in windows though)
audio - FLAC
video - AVI or MKV
images - PNG
disks - ISO
archives - RAR, 7z, tar.gz

Marlonsm
January 23rd, 2010, 02:59 PM
Text files- no extension if they are for me, .txt for the others
Images- .png
Audio- .mp3
Archives- .7z for myself, .zip if it's for somebody else.
Video- .avi
Documents- .odt for me, .doc for others

Sharmani
January 24th, 2010, 10:25 AM
Spreadsheet - .xls
Media files - .wmp
Image - .tiff,.giff, .bmp, .jpg

5dolla
January 24th, 2010, 10:32 AM
i save in what ever makes those damn windoze users happy