[ILUG] OT: Image formats
phil at redbrick.dcu.ie
Wed Jun 7 17:00:50 IST 2000
Mr. B.'s [bbt at wind.voyager.ie] 31 lines of dribble included:
:>On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 04:48:22PM +0100, John P. Looney (Kate) wrote:
:>> On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 03:45:07PM +0000, Mr. B. mentioned:
:>> > hi all,
:>> > just a quick question.
:>> > what advantages disadvantages, do a)tiff, b) jpg imag formats have over each other?
:>> JPG is very good compression, and is lossy. Good for "real world"
:>> photographs. TIFF's are lossless, and the compression isn't as good for
:>> photos, but better at things like "computer" images which have lines,
:>> squares etc. Don't know any reason why you would use them over a PNG
:>> format though.
:>i should have prefaced the question with information on where they are going to be used.
:>they will be used on mainly Win9* platform, in a law firm, for their
:>intranet. So I would guess that file size wouldn't be too much of a problem.
:>they would be used within HTML files.
:>hmm, so tiff *maybe* the way to go?
Um, PNG as John already said.
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