is an e-book format created for Amazon’s Kindle8. This format supports the CSS3 pop-up text system and HTML5 as well as built-in fonts; moreover, it possesses powerful document-formatting capabilities. It contains a function of independently activated DRM protection. AZW3 books can be created with KindleGen, a free software program from Amazon.
This format was used to store bitmap and vector images natively on Macintosh computers. It was used for laying out and sharing images between programs. It used JPEG compression algorithms and RLE encoding. Today, the PICT format is used in the Windows environment with the PCT extension.