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File Formats Explained: Everything You Need to Know

with Jason Hoppe

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  •   01 Class Introduction

  •   08 Save Files for Print


Class duration: 2h 27m

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About The Class

PNG, JPG, EPS, what does it all mean?

The number of different types of files can be confusing. In this beginner-friendly class, you’ll learn the difference between each file format, and when they are appropriate to use. Jason Hoppe is an Adobe Certified instructor, and in this class he’ll cover:

  • Definitions of all the different types of files 
  • When to use what type of file, with examples of use cases 
  • Exporting files to the right format 
  • Best practices for working with file formats
For anyone confused about how to save a file, and when to use what type of file, this class is for you! 

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

  2. 02

    History of File Formats

  3. 03

    History of Web Formats

  4. 04

    Options to Save Files for Web

  5. 05

    Save Files as JPEG

  6. 06

    Save Files as GIF or PNG

  7. 07

    Options for Scalable Vector Graphics

  8. 08

    Save Files for Print

  9. 09

    Save Files as EPS

  10. 10

    Export File Types in Illustrator

  11. 11

    Edit File Types in Illustrator

  12. 12

    Save Files as SVG

  13. 13

    Import File Types into InDesign

  14. 14

    Q & A


Meet Your Expert

Jason Hoppe

An Adobe® Certified Expert and Adobe® Certified Instructor, Jason Hoppe has accrued more than 17 years’ experience in high-end production training, photo retouching, color correction, and creative workflow management. In fact, Jason has been performing high-end electronic production since the ... read more

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100% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • E Ahn

    January 2018

    His makes it very easy to understand with clear, articulate, systematic approach. Great voice and effective delivery. I tried to understand this subject many times and it has never been clear until I heard this lecture.

  • Khadijah Abdul-Nabi

    Khadijah Abdul-Nabi

    August 2017

    Amazing amount of industry relevant and practical information! Great delivery.

  • Velts


    March 2018

    Surprisingly useful! I have experience with all mentioned applications, yet still got a lot of good info from the course

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