DNG is an open-source raster image format developed by Adobe Systems and an extension of the TIFF 6.0 cross-platform universal format. The name of the format is an abbreviation of Digital NeGative Specification. The novelty was announced by the developer in 2004 as a standard format for RAW files. It is large in size because it contains not only the main image of high quality, but also metadata, as well as several images for preview (lower quality and resolution). Digital photos in this format are stored in uncompressed form.
GIF is one of the most common raster image formats. Its name is an abbreviation for Graphics Interchange Format File. The developer is the CompuServe organization. A feature of this particular image format is its ability to support the animation function. You can edit animated GIFs in different programs (for example, Easy GIF Animator). Animation is achieved due to the fact that a file of this format carries in itself in a certain sequence several raster images at once. With a depth of up to 256 colors, significant data compression in GIF files is possible without loss of quality.