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June 14th, 2000

[6:00 AM] JPEG Images And Their Compression Explained
by Staff

About This Particular Macintosh (ATPM) told us that Grant Osborne continues his series on Graphics and the Internet with "Part III: JPEGs and JPEG compression." The article provides an overview of the JPEG graphics format and explains when you should use it or avoid it. According to ATPM:

Hello again! This month we’re looking at JPEGs (pronounced JAY-pegs"). JPEG is one of the two most popular bitmap image file formats used on the Internet (the other being GIF). But what is a JPEG? Well, it’s not something to hang your JCLOTHES on. It’s not even a file format; it’s an acronym for "Joint Photographic Experts Group," which doesn’t help our understanding of the JPEG at all. What do they do at this Experts Group anyhow? Maybe they meet every second Tuesday of the month in somebody’s shed-cum-darkroom to discuss expert photography. Who knows?

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