23 08, 2013

Which bitmap format to choose

August 23rd, 2013|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , |

Hi folks, Following the short suite of articles that briefly described the most popular raster graphics file formats, today we will try to make a synthesis and see which format would be a best choice for which purpose. Image capturing When capturing images, either by [...]

9 08, 2013

Briefly about PNG

August 9th, 2013|Categories: General|Tags: , , |

Hi folks! As promised last time, today we are going to give you a very quick overview on PNG format. In a previous article we've told you that  PNG format resulted from the effort of making a better and royalty-free successor for GIF, which at [...]

19 04, 2013

LZW and 3 graphics file formats

April 19th, 2013|Categories: General, Tips & tricks|Tags: , , , |

Hi folks, This week we are going to tell you a short story about LZW compression and how it influenced 3 widespread graphics file formats: TIFF, GIF and PNG. The story begins in 1977 and 1978 when israeli computer scientists Abraham Lempel and Jacob Ziv [...]