Image formats

Helm supports a wide range of formats for images that are used for visual controls, such as buttons, panel backgrounds, faders, and other components. The following formats are supported.

Generic formats:

  • Portable Network Graphics (*.png)
  • Bitmaps (*.bmp)
  • HDR Image (*.hdr)
  • PCX Image (*.pcx)
  • TIFF Image (*.tif, *.tiff)
  • GIF Image (*.gif)
  • Photoshop Image (*.psd)
  • ICO Image (*.ico)
  • TARGA Image (*.tga)
  • JPEG Image (*.jpeg, *.jpg)
  • JPEG 2000 (*.j2k)
  • Enhanced Metafiles (*.emf)
  • Metafiles (*.wmf)

Broadcast-specific formats:

  • Intuition Template (*.tem)
  • Oxtel Animation(*.oxa)
  • Miles MIF Image (*.mif)
  • Quartz QLF Image (*.qlf)
  • Oxtel VXT Image (*.vxt)
  • Oxtel OXT Image (*.oxt)
  • Quantel VPB Image (*.vpb)