formats Archive

Windows 10 Now Supports HEIF Format

It’s not very often you see a new file format making its way out in the open, but Microsoft has just introduced one. Dubbed HEIF, short for High Efficiency Image Format. Support for this new format was

How To Change Date And Time Formats In Windows 10

One of the first things people customize after installing Windows 10 are the date and time formats. In other words, specifically, how date and time is displayed throughout the operating system. This may also be necessary if

Windows 8.1 Gets Native Support For The MKV Format

Well, if you’re doing it, better do it right, I always say. Microsoft has been slowly working on bringing native support for the MKV format to its operating systems. Out of the box support is promised in

Windows Phone 8 GDR2 Said To Pack Enhanced Support For The .WAV Format

Some file formats are immortal. They never die. The now classic .wav file is one such format, still famous among audiophiles. But this vintage format is also used in several voicemail systems. And it seems that the

Windows 8 and support for digital media

There is interesting speculation  regarding the media support of Windows 8. Windows 8 is supposed to include support for new formats, including AVC HD (with chapter seek), 3D video, and multiple MPEG-4 formats for the web, and