The Firefox developer releases a tool called mozjpeg that cuts image file sizes by about 10 percent through judicious optimization. The goal: a faster Web.
High dynamic range photography is a popular way to bypass cameras' weaknesses in capturing bright and dark scenes, and Dolby hopes its technology will help.
Google's image format started as a rival to JPEG, but new features mean it could take on Portable Network Graphics, too.
Google is obsessed with speeding up the Web, and the company hopes sprucing up its image format will help. It's got a lot of convincing to do, though.
With WebP, Google hopes to drastically cut data-transfer barriers to Web browsing. But it's not easy to challenge JPEG's dominance.
Jeffrey Friedl's photo-export tools have a new option: the ability to warn photographers when they set JPEG quality needlessly high.
There is a problem some people are noticing with how their Snow Leopard installations handle some JPEG images. When these images are viewed using built-in image rendering technologies, the application presenting them will crash. This includes the Finde
JPEG XR image format, created initially by Microsoft, passes a standardization milestone and should become a published standard this year.
MPEG4 AVC/H.264 used to improve video quality on latest Cyber-shot point-and-shoot.
Lori Grunin explains how file formats can affect the quality of your prints.