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Graphics File Formats FAQ (Part 3 of 4): Where to Get File Format Specifications
Section - JFIF - JPEG File Interchange Format

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         Type: Bitmap
    Extension: JPG
      Version: 1.02
  Compression: JPEG
  Color Depth: 24-bits
   Maintainer: C-Cube
Specification: See below

JFIF is a data stream-oriented file format used to define the transmission of
JPEG-encoded bitmap data. The specification for JFIF may be obtained directly
from C-Cube Microsystems:

  C-Cube Microsystems
  Attn: Scott Sinclair
  Corporate Communications
  1778 McCarthy Blvd.
  Milpitas, CA 95035
  Voice: 408.944.6300
  Fax:   408.944.6314

The Independent JPEG Group archive on ftp.uu.net also contains an on-line
copy of the JFIF specification and additional JPEG information as:

  ftp://ftp.uu.net/graphics/jpeg/jfif.ps.gz
  ftp://ftp.uu.net/graphics/jpeg/jpeg.documents.gz

If you need code to read/write JFIF files and/or a JPEG data stream, then
please use the IJG's JPEG library, available at:

  ftp://ftp.uu.net/graphics/jpeg/

Any other questions you have about JPEG will be answered by Tom Lane's
JPEG FAQ, which may be found at:

  comp.graphics.misc
  http://www.smartpages.com/faqs/jpeg-faq/top.html
  ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/jpeg-faq/

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