View Image Files


For today there a lot of image files formats that contain pixel bit map with color (of black and white) values, some of them you can find in cameras (like JPEG, CR2) or in FAXes/scanners (TIF, TIFF). Some formats use image compression (like JPEG), for some formats use it optional (TIF/TIFF).

Supported Image Formats

The following image formats are supported by the GroupDocs.Viewer for Java

Auto Detection means that GroupDocs.Viewer can determine the type of the image file by reading the information in the file header.

File ExtensionFile TypeAuto Detection
.BMPBitmap Picture (BMP)Yes
.CGMComputer Graphics MetafileYes
.CDRCorelDraw Vector Graphic Drawing (CDR)[](
.DCMDigital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)Yes
.DJVUDeja Vu (DjVu)Yes
.DNGDigital Negative SpecificationYes
.DIBDevice-independent bitmapYes
.EPSEncapsulated PostScriptYes
.GIFGraphics Interchange Format (GIF)Yes
.ICOWindows IconYes
.JPXJPEG 2000 Image FileYes
.JPMJPEG 2000 Image FileYes
.J2CJPEG 2000 Code StreamYes
.J2KJPEG 2000 Code StreamYes
.JPCJPEG 2000 Code StreamYes
.JPG, .JPEGJoint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG)Yes
.ODGOpen Document Graphic (ODG)Yes
.PCLPrinter Command Language (PCL)Yes
.PNGPortable Network Graphics (PNG)Yes
.PSPostScript (PS)Yes
.PSDAdobe Photoshop Document (PSD)Yes
.SVGScalable Vector Graphics (SVG)Yes
.TIF, .TIFFTagged Image File Format (TIFF)Yes
.WEBPWebP ImageYes
.EMFWindows Enhanced Metafile (EMF) Yes
.WMFWindows Metafile (WMF)Yes

Note: to get actual information about supported formats it is recommended to call getSupportedFileTypes() method of FileType class

In this section

The articles given in this section describes the usage of GroupDocs.Viewer to convert Image formats with different available options.