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3.1INTRODUCTION AND HISTORY

3.1.1 What Is the DPX File Format?

DPX—Digital Picture Exchange—is a file format designed to transport moving image representations on a file-per-still-frame basis. It comes with a rich supply of information fields built-in, organized into multiple, functionally-separated headers. This structure allows a wide variety of different image representations, both film- and video-derived, to be carried, while providing adequate support for rapid and efficient reading and processing of a received file. However, there are some caveats.

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