One of the two common image formats used on the World Wide Web. JPEGs can download fast and have better resolution, so they are often the format used for photographs. JPEG files have the file extension .jpg.
This group defined a format for encoding photographs that uses fewer bytes than the pixel-by-pixel approaches of GIF and PNG, without too much visible degradation in quality. The format (JFIF) is casually referred to as JPEG.
(Joint Photographic Experts Group) A type of image file. JPG files are graphics or pictures, often used on Web pages. This file format is best suited for complex graphics due to its ability to use millions of colors. For compressing relatively simple images or images which require transparency, the GIF file format is preferable.
(Joint Photographic Expert Group) An image format that can be viewed by most web browsers - This format is a good way to save photographs to be viewed on the web, as it keeps the file size small and the image quality higher
Short for Joint Photographic Experts Group. JPEG or JPG is a 'lossy' compression technique for colour images. Although it can reduce files sizes to about 5% of their normal size, some detail i ... more