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Felis silvestris silvestris small gradual decrease of quality.png
A photo o a cat wi the compression rate decreasin, an hence quality increasin, frae left tae richt.
Filename extension.jpg, .jpeg, .jpe
.jif, .jfif, .jfi
Internet media typeimage/jpeg
Teep codeJPEG
Uniform Type Identifier (UTI)public.jpeg
Magic nummerff d8
Developit biJoint Photographic Experts Group
Teepe o formatlossy eemage furmat
StaundartISO/IEC 10918, ITU-T T.81, ITU-T T.83, ITU-T T.84, ITU-T T.86

In computin, JPEG - named efter its creator the Joint Photographic Expert Group - (/ˈpɛɡ/ JAY-peg)[1] (seen maist eften wi the .jpg extension) is a commonly uised method o lossy compression for deegital photografie (i.e. eemages). The degree o compression can be adjustit, allaein a selectable tradeoff atween storage size an eemage quality. JPEG typically achieves 10:1 compression wi little perceptible loss in eemage quality, an is the file type maist eften produced in deegital photography.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Definition of "JPEG"". Collins English Dictionary. Retrieved 23 Mey 2013.