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DVI is the DeVice Independent format produced by the classic tex and latex compilers, which is then usual converted to (E)PS and/or PDF. Only EPS files are supported as images. The more modern pdf(la)tex compiler produces PDF output directly and supports PNG, JPEG and PDF images.

Note that the tag should be used instead for questions regarding the class latex compiler which produces DVI files. This tag is equivalent to while is equivalent to .

See How to tag questions specifically about the classic DVI-producing latex compiler? for the discussion versus .

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