Week5- DQ1 - Based on the readings and Internet research...

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Based on the readings and Internet research, what are the differences between the graphic formats of JPG, GIF, and PNG? Provide an example of when you would use each. Portable Network Graphics (PNG): PNG is similar to a TIFF, as it is another lossless storage format. PNG looks for patterns in the image that it can use to compress the file size. The compression is exactly reversible, so the image is recovered exactly (Logo Design Works, 2010). PNG is designed to work well in online viewing applications, such as the World Wide Web, it is fully stream able with a progressive display option. PNG can also store gamma and chromaticity data for improved color matching on heterogeneous platforms. PNG files are the new best files when making a web page in my opinion. Graphics Interchange Format (GIF): GIF is also lossless and it creates a table of up to 256 colors from a pool of 16 million. If the image has fewer than 256 colors, it can reverse the image exactly (Logo Design Works, 2010). When the image contains many colors, software that created the GIF uses any of
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