The JPG / JPEG Format

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JPEG images are present everywhere in our digital life. It hides algorithms that eliminate details not perceived by the human eye. The result is the highest visual quality with the smallest file size. You can save the image with no visible loss of it or compress it to the appropriate size for sending. In short, it allows you to save images of great quality while taking up minimal space. Which is important, for working on the internet.

Know the basic technical details of JPEG

It is a compressed raster image format developed by the Joint Photographic Experts Group. The main practical purpose of this extension is processing digital pictures while at the same time maintaining a high degree of quality. Modern JPEG is a cross-platform file type, which is equally well supported on Windows, Mac or Linux. Its distinctive feature is a bright high-quality color palette.

Explore an excellent solution for working with large-size images and photos. See how 24-bit color depth is implemented. And other than photos, this data is widely used in the web industry.

File extension
jpg/jpeg
Internet media type
Lossy image compression format
Programs that use this format
Microsoft Photos
Microsoft Paint
Adobe Photoshop
Corel PaintShop
ACD Systems ACDSee Photo Studio
Apple Photos
MacPhun ColorStrokes
GIMP
Google Drive
Developer
Joint Photographic Experts Group, IBM, Mitsubishi Electric, AT&T, Canon Inc.