MMDT1021 Chapter 5 Notes - page 1
|JPEG - Joint Photographic
|GIF - Graphics Interchange
|PNG -Portable Network
|Color Depth||Up to 24 bit color (16.7 million colors)||Up to 8 bit color (256 colors)||Up to 24 bit color (16.7 million colors)|
|Compression Type||Lossy - clarity degrades||Not lossy||Not lossy|
|Best used with:||Color photographs or graphics that have many hues.||Line art, cartoon art, graphics with a small number of colors.||Line art and graphics with a small number of
colors generates small file sizes.
Color photographs tend to generate large file sizes.
|Other:||LZW compression algorithm used to encode/decode a gif image is owned by Unisys||Not widely supported in all browsers yet.|