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JPEG and Metadata Standards

Note: Many of the following standards have overlapping specifications. (eg TIFF, TIFF/EP, DCF and EXIF all overlap)

JPEG

ISO/IEC IS 10918-1 1993(E)
First Published as
ITU-T Recommendation T.81 1992(E)
Terminal Equipment and Protocols for Telematic Services
Information Technology Digital Compression and Coding of Continuous-Tone Still Image Requirements and Guidelines

http://www.w3.org/Graphics/JPEG/itu-t81.pdf
http://www.w3.org/Graphics/JPEG/
http://www.jpeg.org

JFIF

JPEG File Interchange Format
Version 1.02, September 1, 1992
Eric Hamilton, C-Cube Microsystems

http://www.w3.org/Graphics/JPEG/jfif3.pdf
http://www.w3.org/Graphics/JPEG/
http://www.jpeg.org

TIFF

TIFF, Revision 6.0, June 3, 1992,
Adobe Systems Incorporated

http://partners.adobe.com/public/developer/en/tiff/TIFF6.pdf

Supplement 1 - Enhancements for Pagemaker

Supplement 2 - Enhancements for Photoshop

EXIF

JEITA CP-3451 & CP-3451-1
Exchangeable image file format for digital still cameras : Exif Version 2.21

http://www.jeita.or.jp
http://www.kodak.com/global/plugins/acrobat/en/service/digCam/exifStandard2.pdf (Version 2.2)
http://tsc.jeita.or.jp/avs/data/cp3451_1.pdf (Version 2.21 Draft )

DCF

JEITA CP-3461
Design rule for Camera File system DCF Version 2.0

http://tsc.jeita.or.jp/avs/data/cp3461.pdf (Version 2.0 Draft)
http://www.exif.org/dcf.PDF (Version 1.0)

DCMI Terms

DCMI Metadata Terms 2004-06-14

http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-terms/

XMP

XMP Extensible Metadata Platform
Version 1.5, September 14, 2001
Adobe Systems Incorporated

http://www.adobe.com/products/xmp/main.html
http://partners.adobe.com/public/developer/en/xmp/sdk/xmpspecification.pdf

RDF

RDF Resource Description Framework
World Wide Web Consortium

http://www.w3.org/RDF/

ITPC-NAA

IPTC-NAA Information Interchange Model
Version 4, Revision 1, July 1999

http://www.iptc.org/download/download.php?fn=IIMV4.1.pdf
http://www.iptc.org

ICC

Specification ICC.1:2004-01
Image technology colour management - Architecture, profile format, and data structure )Profile version 4.2.0.0)
International Color Consortium

http://www.color.org/
http://www.color.org/ICC1V42.pdf

TIFF/EP

ISO/DIS 12234-2
Photography - Electronic still picture imaging - Removable memory - Part 2: Image data format - TIFF/EP
2000-06-21

http://www.map.tu.chiba-u.ac.jp/IEC/100/TA2/recdoc/N4378.pdf
http://www.iso.org

Adobe IRB

Adobe Photoshop 6.0, File Formats Specification
Version 6.0, Release 2, November 2000

http://www.fine-view.com/jp/lab/doc/ps6ffspecsv2.pdf
http://partners.adobe.com/asn/photoshop



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