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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bnolsen
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2006-01-06

jpeg2k is a pretty horrific over engineered difficult spec to code and it's computationally even more expensive than jpeg. Quality wise jp2 isn't clearly better than jpeg, just different with tradeoffs in what artifacts you get.

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