A file to store the generated presentations and Microsoft PowerPoint slide shows with the ability to edit them. It was first introduced to store the data in PowerPoint 97 Editor. Stores a set of individual slides with text, graphics, video, and audio information. The file contains information on visual effects inside the slides.
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.