Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Alternative for JPEG - WebP (weppy) from Google!

Posted by Sharath Chandra
Hi Friends.. .. today i want to tell about the latest invention from our google... is WebP (pronounced as "weppy") It is alternative for our usual Image format "JPEG" (Joint Photographic Experts Group).

About WebP
WebP is a method of lossy compression that can be used on photographic images. The degree of compression is adjustable so a user can choose the trade-off between file size and image quality.

Why should you use WebP?

By using WebP, you can:
  • Provide a faster user experience on your site.
  • Reduce your bandwidth and hosting costs.
  • Improve the web!
 For more info about WebP - Click Here!



*source: code.google.com