Image Format Use... Was: export snapshot
Thomas McGrath III
3mcgrath at adelphia.net
Sun Nov 7 12:14:43 CST 2004
PNG also supports transparencies. It is the best available format by
On Nov 7, 2004, at 8:38 AM, Claus Dreischer wrote:
> At 10:32 Uhr -0400 07.11.2004, Jim Carwardine wrote:
>> This begs the question in my mind as to the universal usefulness of
>> png or jpeg. Is one better than another universally or is there a
>> appropriate situation to use one or the other?
> PNG is a lossles format.
> So if you have a black/white logo, a screenshot, etc. this is the
> format to use.
> JPG is a lossy format, means it saves diskspace by not reproducing the
> EXACT original image.
> Use it when you have photos and other full color graphics.
> Hope this short comparison was understandable.
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