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Trouble opening a WMF file

I've gotten this WMF file which (probably) contains an image, somehow. I saved it out of a .docx file opened in Libreoffice, so it can't be entirely corrupt (I think). If I run file on it, I get: $ ...
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Why do some viewers/editors not properly open this SVG file?

Consider this SVG file (box.com link; I can't upload it here.) It has a "checked" or "marked-v" symbol, black on transparency. The weird thing is, some viewers show it properly, while others show it ...
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All of the pictures from screenshots I saved were saved as a .txt file. How do I convert them back into images?

I go to my files and select my "Pictures" folder. I then select my "screenshots" folder. Within this folder are all my screenshots, but for some reason saved as text instead of an image, and I would ...
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copy newest file in Windows folder to clipboard automatically

I am using a program called "screen shot assistant" to convert PNG files to JPG. The program outputs the files from the clipboard to a designated folder. (using AHK or any other method) I am looking ...
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Converting BMP to PNG,JPG,GIF,TIFF quality differences

My question is what is the difference between PNG, JPG, GIF and TIFF in terms of quality, colour depth after converting BMP picture in those formats?
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Is JPEG photo same as RGB JPG file?

All my photo's are JPEG images (e.g. IMG_1202.JPG), which say sRGB under colour representation. I want to upload photo's to iSTOCK, and they require RGB JPG files only. TIFs, PNGs and PSDs will be ...
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How can I sanely import EPS images into Visio without losing their features?

I have this (relatively complex I believe) EPS image, which I want to use in an MS Visio 2013 sheet. I've tried: 'Insert Picture' directly: No EPS support. Inkscape -> EMF -> Insert Picture: Coloring/...
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How to interpret image hex dump?

I'm curious about how the PC actually sees files, and after I did an assignment about files and used hex dump to check if it was writing correctly, I wanted to try it with other file types (actually I'...
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What is the codec that increases resolution of image upon adding further data?

On some websites I've seen images that 1st appear bit blurred and then they gradually get better in steps. What is the image codec? Is it PNG? In "The Social Network" The movie title is displayed in ...
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Can't convert to DDS file because width and height are not multiples of four

I'm trying to convert a JPEG image to a DDS file format in Adobe Photoshop CC; when I keep saving it keeps showing me a message that says: image width and height must be multiple of four The image ...
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Image format for scanned documents

I'm scanning some documents for storage and sending over email. I prefer a lower file size over high image quality for this purpose. The scan dialog allows me to select JPG, PNG, BMP and TIF file ...
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Is there a uncompressed format to PNG?

As we know PNG image format being the lossless format for image files. Compared to lossless audio file formats such as FLAC for example: When I decompress it, I get uncompressed .WAV file format. So ...
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Using BMP format for lossless/high quality?

I've heard bitmap (.bmp) is an uncompressed image format to store images. Does it mean that it can store images in high quality i.e. with no loss of quality in other words, lossless format? I'm ...
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How do I go about detecting 'fake' hi-res images (TIFF when really JPEG, deliberately upscaled images)?

In my line of work I often work with images for print marketing from multiple sources and occasionally when I have asked for hi-res images (instead of initially the low-res ones that they start by ...
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GPS metadata in images

I know that in JPG and TIFF images GPS location is (can be) stored in the Exif data. Are there any other formats that provide GPS location in metadata? I looked through the PNG specification and ...
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Convert BMP to PNG on right-click in Windows 7

I want to select 1 or more BMP files in Windows 7 file explorer, right-click them, click "convert to PNG", and have them all replaced by PNGs with identical information. What are some possible ...