Tag: images

Q&A #3: What’s the difference between JPG, GIF, and PNG?

QUESTION: What’s the difference between JPG, GIF, and PNG? Short Answer: JPG, GIF, and PNG are formats for compressing and saving images. Each has a unique, useful set of traits that are handy for making different kinds of photos, graphics, and other imagery into files that work online. A well-done but really long and complicated answer is available on Stack Overflow (please note that several of the graphics below are from that post as well). […]