What is WebP Image Compression?

The WebP image format, developed by Google, can offer better compression and quality for images on web pages compared with other current image formats. WebP is another image format similar to AVIF and JPEG-LI. It is designed to enable small size files while maintaining the image quality, so that it is suitable for loading a web page faster and providing economical image storage. Both these are very important for image heavy websites like Pinterest, or e-commerce websites like Amazon, Shopify, eBay, Etsy, etc. WebP supports both lossy and lossless compression. In the lossless mode, the compressed image contains all the original data,...

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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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