File Formats and Viewing

Resources in the UGS GeoData Archive System are predominately in text-searchable PDF (documents) or JPEG (photographs) formats.

Adobe PDF

Adobe Reader 9 or greater, is needed to view the PDF files.

JPEG, TIFF, and Other Graphic Formats

Most graphic files may be viewed using standard graphics software. Specialized graphics software, such as Adobe Photoshop or others, may be required to view large graphic files, or TIFF files with internal ZIP compression.

Video and Audio Resources

Windows Media Player 11 or greater and/or QuickTime 7 or greater will play most of the video and audio resources in the system. A short preview video or audio clip is available for playback directly within the system (Adobe Flash Player browser plugin required). Download the resource to playback the entire video or audio resource.

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