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  Return to Glossary home 3D Studio Max AAC Acrobat (Adobe) Acrobat Distiller (Adobe) Acrobat Reader (Adobe) Adopter categories After Effects (Adobe) AI API Applet Application Programming Interface (API) Archiving Artifact Artifact analysis Artificial intelligence ASCII Audition (Adobe) AVI Back end BAK Bandwidth BAT BBS Bitmap graphics file formats Broadband Bug Build Bulletin board system (BBS) C4D CDE CHM Cinema 4D (Maxon) Client/server COBIT Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) Compression Computational linguistics Content management system Content management system (CMS) Contextual menu Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) CorelDRAW COTS Cross-platform CSS Data date Data dictionary Data warehouse Database Database management system (DBMS) DBMS Debugging Development models DIB Digitization Director (Macromedia) DLL DMG DOC DOT Dot pitch Dots per inch (DPI) DPI Drivers Dynamic information Dynamic link library (DLL) EA Early adopters Early majority Electronic bulletin board Embedded Help Emulator Encapsulated PostScript file (EPS) Encoding Encore CS4 (Adobe) Encryption Enterprise architecture (EA) Entity Entity relationship diagram EPS EPS EXE Expert system Export Extensible hypertext markup language (XHTML) Extensible markup language (XML) FAQs File compression File transfer protocol (FTP) Final Cut Pro (Apple) Firewall Fireworks (Macromedia) FLA Flash (Adobe) FLC FLV Freehand (Macromedia) Frequently asked questions (FAQs) Front end FTP FullShot (InBit) Fuzzy logic GIF HTM HTML Illustrator (Adobe) IMG Incremental development IND INDD InDesign (Adobe) Information systems life cycle (ISLC) Information technology (IT) Inkscape (open source) Innovators Input data Interactive multimedia Internet Studio (Microsoft) ISLC IT Iterative design Java Javascript JPG Keynote (Apple) Kiosk Knowledge base Laggards LAN Late majority Legacy content Legacy data (or system) Lightwave 3D (NewTek) Listserv Local area network (LAN) Management information system (MIS) Metadata Metadata design MIDI MIME MIS MMX Mobile device MOV MP3 MPP Multimedia Multimedia design Multimedia extension (MMX) Multiplatform Multi-purpose internet mail extensions Musical instrument digital interface (MIDI) software MySQL Object linking and embedding (OLE) Object-oriented OCR OLE Open-source OPML Optical character reader (OCR) Optical scanner Organizational memory Outline processor markup language (OPML) Ovation (Adobe) Pagemaker (Adobe) Painter (Corel) Paintshop Pro (Corel) PCX PDA PDF PDF Performance improvement Performance technology Personal digital assistant (PDA) Phishing Photoshop (Adobe) Pixels per inch (PPI) Platform Plug-in PNG Portable document format (PDF) Portable network graphics (PNG) PowerPoint (Microsoft) PPI PPS PPT PRN Project (Microsoft) Prototype Prototyping PS PSD PUB QuarkXpress (Quark) QuickTime (Apple) QuickTime Pro (Apple) Race condition RAID Rapid prototyping RDF RealAudio Really simple syndication (RSS) Realtime transport protocol (RTP) Realtime transport streaming protocol (RTSP) RealVideo Redundant array of independent disks (RAID) Release candidate Resource description framework (RDF) Reverse engineering RIFF RSS RSS RSS feed RTF RTP RTSP Scalable vector graphics (SVG) Screen capture software Screen magnifier Screen reader Screen saver Scribus SCSI SEI SEM Server SGML Shockwave (Adobe) Small computer systems interface (SCSI) SnagIt (TechSmith) Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Software library Software repository Sound card Spyware SQL Standard Generalized Markup Language Storyboard Storyboarding Structured design Structured language Structured Query Language (SQL) SVG SWF TGA TIF TMP Touch screen Turnkey TXT UML Unified modeling language (UML) Universal serial bus (USB) USB User assistance VDD Version Description Document (VDD) Virus Visual Studio (Microsoft) WAN WAP Web Bundle (Adobe) Wide-area network (WAN) WinZip (WinZip Computing) Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) WMF WPG XHTML XLS XML XML ZIP Zip file Zipping Return to Glossary home