WebP

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2021-10-03 16:06:49
WebP is an image file format developed by Google, and supposed to be a new open standard for lossily compressed true color graphics. It's a direct competitor to JPEG.
Common image file formats
WebP
Developed byGoogle
Year2010 (lossy) 2011 (lossless/alpha/animation)
ProsSmall file size (Smaller than JPEG with comparable image quality)
ConsLimited to 8-bit. Lossy forces 4:2:0 tv-range YCbCr.
Features
Vector graphicsNo
Raster imageYes
LosslessYes Lossless and lossy
Animation supportYes
Transparency supportYes
Layers supportNo
HDRNo
Maximum bit depth8-bit
CMYK support (for print)No
Maximum number of channels4 (RGBA)
Commonly used forImages on the web
Browser support (without plugin)
Google ChromeYes
Microsoft EdgeYes
Safari- Partial support
FirefoxYes
OperaYes
Internet ExplorerNo
Additional
File extensions.webp
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebP
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