Introducing FLIF – the Free Lossless Image Format

Free Lossless Image Format is here to stay

Over the years, many new image file formats have tried to take over the crown from JPEG, GIF, and PNG. None has quite received a resounding success. Well, here’s another competitor: FLIF or Free Lossless Image Format

FLIF – What’s That?

The ‘Free’ part of FLIF means it’s not tied to any patent. The image format uses arithmetic coding, which was patented but has now expired.

Lossless means there’s no loss of data when the image is compressed.… Read the rest

Which Camera Produce The Best Skin Tone?

 

Digital cameras have come a long way. You get better sensors, higher megapixel count, a variety of built-in filters, autofocus settings, connectivities, and a plethora of other features. If you’re thinking about getting a new camera, many professionals will say that any brand and whatever format will most likely fulfill your needs. However, there is one important thing that any decent camera should be able to do and that is to reproduce skin tones correctly.… Read the rest

Why Is WebP Still Not Popular Yet?

 

In 2010, Google first introduced WebP to the world. It was hailed as the best image format for the web. In Google’s own words WebP is …

“… a modern image format that provides superior lossless and lossy compression for images on the web. Using WebP, webmasters and web developers can create smaller, richer images that make the web faster.”

Well, it’s 2018 now and WebP is still not quite as big as Google had hoped.… Read the rest