Image File Types Supported by SAS/GRAPH

For displaying images in your graphs, SAS/GRAPH supports the image file types shown in the following table.
Image File Types Supported by SAS/GRAPH
File Type
BMP (Microsoft Windows Device Independent Bitmap)
Supports color-mapped and true color images stored as uncompressed or run-length encoded. BMP was developed by Microsoft Corporation for storing images under Windows 3.0.
DIB (Microsoft Windows Device Independent Bitmap)
See the description of BMP.
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format)
Supports only color-mapped images. GIF is owned by CompuServe, Inc.
JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
Supports compression of images with the use of JPEG File Interchange Format (JFIF) software. JFIF software is developed by the Independent Joint Photographic Experts Group.
PBM (Portable Bitmap Utilities)
Supports gray, color, RGB, and bitmap files. The Portable Bitmap Utilities is a set of free utility programs that were primarily developed by Jeff Poskanzer.
PCD (Photo CD)
Kodak Photo CD format, which supports multiple image resolutions.
PCX (PC Paintbrush)
Supports bitmap, color-mapped, and true color images. PCX and PC Paintbrush are owned by Zsoft Corporation.
PNG (Portable Network Graphic)
Supports truecolor, gray-scale, and 8-bit images.
SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)
Is an XML language for describing two-dimensional vector graphics. SVG supports true color images and transparency.
TGA (Targa)
Supports true color images. Targa is owned by Truevision, Inc.
TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)
Internally supports a number of compression types and image types, including bitmap, color-mapped, gray-scale, and true color. TIFF was developed by Aldus Corporation and Microsoft Corporation.
XBM (X Window Bitmaps)
Supports bitmap images only. XBM is owned by MIT X Consortium.
XWD (X Window Dump)
Supports all X visual types (bitmap, color-mapped, and true color.) XWD is owned by MIT X Consortium.