Unformatted text preview: Web: GIF (Graphic Exchange Format) The GIF format compresses a file by examining the image for consistent patterns and then rewriting the digital image to a shorthand based on those repeated patterns, reducing the number of colors used to display the picture. The GIF format can compress images by about 4:1. JPG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) JPEG format compresses a file by tossing out subtle color differences in the image that human eyes are less likely to recognize. Depending on the level of image quality you require, JPEG can accomplish compression ratios between 10:1 and 100:1...
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2010 for the course IT 1203 taught by Professor Saut during the Spring '10 term at Art Institute of Atlanta.
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