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BMP:

  • Old format. No loss of data.
  • Not compressed - Stores value of each pixel. Hence pictures of the same dimensions have same filesize (kilobytes/megabytes). E.g., 800×600 BMP images are always 1.37 MiB like the popular WinXP wallpaper "Bliss" rolling hills.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Not recommended for anything

JPG:

  • Lossy compression.
  • Loss amount can be set, e.g., while creating a graphic & saving in Photoshop.
  • Saving as higher quality means less loss of colours/depth and high filesize, and vice versa.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Recommended for photographs, not for graphics/icons

PNG:

  • Lossless compression (yeah, best of both WORDS/worlds)
  • Supports transparency AND translucency, both are different
  • Recommended for static graphics/icons, not for photographs

GIF:

  • Supports transparency but not translucency
  • Recommended for ANIMATED graphics/icons only
  • Maybe the moving photographs in frames in Harry Potter are GIFs :D

enter image description here


BMP:

  • Old format. No loss of data.
  • Not compressed - Stores value of each pixel. Hence pictures of the same dimensions have same filesize (kilobytes/megabytes). E.g., 800×600 BMP images are always 1.37 MiB like the popular WinXP wallpaper "Bliss" rolling hills.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Not recommended for anything

JPG:

  • Lossy compression.
  • Loss amount can be set, e.g., while creating a graphic & saving in Photoshop.
  • Saving as higher quality means less loss of colours/depth and high filesize, and vice versa.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Recommended for photographs, not for graphics/icons

PNG:

  • Lossless compression (yeah, best of both WORDS/worlds)
  • Supports transparency AND translucency, both are different
  • Recommended for static graphics/icons, not for photographs

GIF:

  • Supports transparency but not translucency
  • Recommended for ANIMATED graphics/icons only
  • Maybe the moving photographs in frames in Harry Potter are GIFs :D

enter image description here


BMP:

  • Old format. No loss of data.
  • Not compressed - Stores value of each pixel. Hence pictures of the same dimensions have same filesize (kilobytes/megabytes). E.g., 800×600 BMP images are always 1.37 MiB like the popular WinXP wallpaper "Bliss" rolling hills.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Not recommended for anything

JPG:

  • Lossy compression.
  • Loss amount can be set, e.g., while creating a graphic & saving in Photoshop.
  • Saving as higher quality means less loss of colours/depth and high filesize, and vice versa.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Recommended for photographs, not for graphics/icons

PNG:

  • Lossless compression (yeah, best of both WORDS/worlds)
  • Supports transparency AND translucency, both are different
  • Recommended for static graphics/icons, not for photographs

GIF:

  • Supports transparency but not translucency
  • Recommended for ANIMATED graphics/icons only
  • Maybe the moving photographs in frames in Harry Potter are GIFs :D
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enter image description here


BMP:

  • Old format. No loss of data.
  • Not compressed - Stores value of each pixel. Hence pictures of the same dimensions have same filesize (kilobytes/megabytes). E.g., 800×600 BMP images are always 1.37 MibMiB like the popular WinXP wallpaper "Bliss" rolling hills.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Not recommended for anything

JPG:

  • Lossy compression.
  • Loss amount can be set, e.g., while creating a graphic & saving in Photoshop.
  • Saving as higher quality means less loss of colours/depth and high filesize, and vice versa.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Recommended for photographs, not for graphics/icons

PNG:

  • Lossless compression (yeah, best of both WORDS/worlds)
  • Supports transparency/translucency AND translucency, both are different
  • Recommended for static graphics/icons, not for photographs

GIF:

  • Supports transparency but not translucency
  • Recommended for ANIMATED graphics/icons only
  • Maybe the moving photographs in frames in Harry Potter are GIFs :D

enter image description here


BMP:

  • Old format. No loss of data.
  • Not compressed - Stores value of each pixel. Hence pictures of the same dimensions have same filesize (kilobytes/megabytes). E.g., 800×600 BMP images are always 1.37 Mib like the popular WinXP wallpaper "Bliss" rolling hills.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Not recommended for anything

JPG:

  • Lossy compression.
  • Loss amount can be set, e.g., while creating a graphic & saving in Photoshop.
  • Saving as higher quality means less loss of colours/depth and high filesize, and vice versa.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Recommended for photographs, not for graphics/icons

PNG:

  • Lossless compression (yeah, best of both WORDS/worlds)
  • Supports transparency/translucency
  • Recommended for static graphics/icons, not for photographs

GIF:

  • Supports transparency but not translucency
  • Recommended for ANIMATED graphics/icons only
  • Maybe the moving photographs in frames in Harry Potter are GIFs :D

enter image description here


BMP:

  • Old format. No loss of data.
  • Not compressed - Stores value of each pixel. Hence pictures of the same dimensions have same filesize (kilobytes/megabytes). E.g., 800×600 BMP images are always 1.37 MiB like the popular WinXP wallpaper "Bliss" rolling hills.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Not recommended for anything

JPG:

  • Lossy compression.
  • Loss amount can be set, e.g., while creating a graphic & saving in Photoshop.
  • Saving as higher quality means less loss of colours/depth and high filesize, and vice versa.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Recommended for photographs, not for graphics/icons

PNG:

  • Lossless compression (yeah, best of both WORDS/worlds)
  • Supports transparency AND translucency, both are different
  • Recommended for static graphics/icons, not for photographs

GIF:

  • Supports transparency but not translucency
  • Recommended for ANIMATED graphics/icons only
  • Maybe the moving photographs in frames in Harry Potter are GIFs :D
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enter image description here


BMP:

  • Old format. No loss of data.
  • Not compressed - Stores value of each pixel. Hence pictures of the same dimensions have same filesize (kilobytes/megabytes). E.g., 800×600 BMP images are always 1.37 Mib like the popular WinXP wallpaper "Bliss" rolling hills.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Not recommended for anything

JPG:

  • Lossy compression.
  • Loss amount can be set, e.g., while creating a graphic & saving in Photoshop.
  • Saving as higher quality means less loss of colours/depth and high filesize, and vice versa.
  • Transparency/translucency not supported
  • Recommended for photographs, not for graphics/icons

PNG:

  • Lossless compression (yeah, best of both WORDS/worlds)
  • Supports transparency/translucency
  • Recommended for static graphics/icons, not for photographs

GIF:

  • Supports transparency but not translucency
  • Recommended for ANIMATED graphics/icons only
  • Maybe the moving photographs in frames in Harry Potter are GIFs :D