The G3 format is used to compress image files in TIFF format when sending faxes. The compression algorithm allows for the use of a standard 10-times compression, which can be increased. It is used to remove excess image data, which makes it possible to reduce the size of the image and speed up delivery.
This is a vector image created in the Adobe Illustrator program. It consists of lines that connect points; it’s used in SMI and during the creation of logotypes. They can be increased without lose of quality since they don’t contain raster image data. AI consists of a header, identifier strings and graphics objects. It functions to present graphical images in EPS format.