Posts Tagged ‘compression’
Jun 26, 2011
More efficient Internet Image Format

JPEG is king. For now. But Google’s got their WebP image format. Microsoft’s got their JPEG-XR. BUT, as images get more high-rez, and users become less patient with downloading more content at high speeds (although higher bandwidth is becoming more household and hopefully more affordable), what needs to be done with the Internet “image” in order to make it a little more efficient? (more…)

Mar 17, 2011
PNGcrush and JPEGtran image compression tests

Lossless Image Compression with PNGcrush and JPEGtran, What Fun!

By Chongchen Saelee
www.eastfist.com
Originally published Nov. 12, 2009

While working on my own website, I was doing research on increasing the speed of webpage downloads and naturally the topic of image optimization came into play. Like most graphic designers who have easy access to Photoshop, I’ve found it sufficient to use it’s "Save For Web" feature to optimize images for the Internet. However, after reading some claims by more reputable web designers (I assume they are) that two programs could greatly reduce the filesizes of images while retaining lossless quality, I had to see it for myself. Here are the results:

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