Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 30th Sep 2010 23:04 UTC
Google A few months ago, Google open sourced the VP8 video codec as part of the WebM video project, to create a truly Free/free unencumbered video format for the web as an answer to the non-Free/free patent-encumbered H264 format. Today, Google launched a new image format for the web, WebP, which aims to significantly reduce the file size of photos and images on the web.
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RE[3]: Comment by mercury
by FunkyELF on Fri 1st Oct 2010 14:32 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by mercury"
FunkyELF
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2006-07-26

There would be zero improvement.
The JPG was the source.

What they need to do is shoot RAW and export to TIFF or PNG. From the TIFF/PNG convert to both JPG and this new format.

That would be a comparison.

What they're showing here is that you can compress already compressed files at a loss (although seemingly small).

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