This is a format created in the Acorn Draw program, intended for image visualization by using vector lines. It’s used for storing information in the publishing business (brochures, logotypes, etc.). The main advantage is it’s high quality source images when printing. It’s been in use since 1980.
A format for storing vector graphics in Windows, involved in the direct output of an image in a specific context on the screen of a graphical device. It’s also used for transferring information from the clipboard. It supports a 24-bit RGB-color palette and is used to export graphics in Windows.