What is JPEG-LI?

For years, the JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) format has been the standard for digital image storage and sharing. But JPEG's method of compression often forces a choice between image quality and file size. However, there is a new image coding format called JPEG-LI that could change the way we store and send visual information. JPEG-LI is a coding library created by Google that aims to improve the traditional JPEG compression by a large margin. Maintaining compatibility with existing JPEG viewers and programs, JPEG-LI provides compression that halves the size of the JPEG guise while retaining image quality.There are a few...

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