Notes from the Electronic Cottage 1/22/09

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

JPG, GIF, PNG – what the heck are all these file formats for, and how the heck do they work? Well, they’re compression formats to help slim down the size of graphics files or photos so you can store more files on your hard drive or digital camera’s memory card, and so you can send files faster across the Internet. What do those letters stand for, and how does graphic compression work? Listen up.

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