(written as JPEG)a standard that defines a way of storing graphic images in a compressed format in a file on disk.
(written as JPEG++)an extension to JPEG that allows parts of an image to be compressed in different ways
(written as JPEG)An image compression standard which provides for lossy compression of color and grayscale images. compression ratios of 20:1, for instance, provide little noticeable loss, and if greater losses are acceptable, ratios of greater than 100:1 can be obtained.
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(written as JPEG)a file format used to compress and store photographic images for transfer over the Internet
- noun a computer format for images, that compresses data with some loss of quality in the image