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Moving Your Digital Media into and out of the Digital Lifestyle Applications File Format Abbreviation/File Name Extension .qtif Text .txt Tagged Image File For- mat TIFF .tiff Where It Is Used 210 Text File format for text Uncompressed image file format that maintains maximum image quality, but that has relative large file sizes Using QuickTime Player to convert an image file into a different format isn't any harder than opening that file in the first place. Convert an Image File from One Format to Another 1. 2. 3. 4. Open the image file that you want to convert. Choose File, Export. Choose a location in which to save the file. On the Export pop-up menu, choose the format into which you want to convert the image file (see Figure 9.2). Figure 9.2. With this selection, the image will be converted from the JPEG file format to the PICT file format. 5. 6. 7. Click the Options button and choose the options for the format that you have selected or open the Use pop-up menu and choose the settings that you want to use for the export. Change the file name as needed (generally, you should leave the file name extension that QuickTime Player adds to the file name). Click Save. The image file in the format you select will be ready for you to use. Moving Video Files Into and Out of QuickTime Player Pro As you have learned in earlier chapters of this book, QuickTime is made for motion. QuickTime Player Pro enables you to work with all of the video file formats that you are likely to need for your digital lifestyle projects.