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Format Conversion Packages

Format Conversion Packages
(GraphicConverter, Switch, ReaConverter, Image Converter Plus, ImageMagick, ePrint, ...)
In its broad approach to computation, Mathematica has come to support a remarkable range of formats of almost every type—making it a unique hub not only for analysis and visualization but also for general data transformation and format conversion.
While there are many packages that handle particular types of formats—such as sounds, images, data or documents—Mathematica is unique in immediately being able to systematically convert between all of these. With its unified symbolic architecture, Mathematica can represent all forms of data in a single, extensible framework, so that with a single line of input you can import bioinformatics data and export it as sound, or import an XML document and export an image of its tree structure.
Mathematica provides state-of-the-art coverage of formats as well as integrated web and database connectivity, and unique extensibility through technologies such as symbolic XML. With its rich built-in interactive programming language, Mathematica makes arbitrary data transformation and format conversion fully scriptable and customizable—providing a single environment that can manage the complete digital workflow, from initial data acquisition through to final publication or deployment.
Format Conversion Package Features Built into Mathematica :
Key Advantages of Mathematica for Format Conversion:
Format Conversion Package Interoperability Features:
Interesting Tidbits:
  • The number of possible cross-conversions between formats and subformats in Mathematica is at least in the hundreds of thousands
  • All format conversions for MathWorld and other Wolfram Research websites are done in Mathematica
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