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Select the desired output image format.
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What is converting of image formats?
Converting an image format refers to the process of changing an image file from one format to another. This is often done to match the requirements of a specific use case. For example, a JPEG image might be converted to PNG for better quality, or a PNG image might be converted to JPEG for smaller file size.
What are uses of image conversion?
Converting image formats has several uses:
1. Compatibility: Not all image formats are supported by all software or devices. Converting an image to a different format can make it compatible with a wider range of software or devices.
2. File Size: Different image formats have different levels of compression. Converting an image to a format with better compression can reduce the file size, which can be useful for storage or transmission.
3. Image Quality: Some image formats support lossless compression, which preserves the quality of the image. Converting an image to a lossless format can improve the quality of the image.
4. Features: Different image formats support different features. For example, the GIF format supports animation, while the PNG format supports transparency. Converting an image to a different format can enable these features.
What are the most common image formats?
Here are some popular image formats along with their advantages and disadvantages:
1. JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
Advantages: High compression that results in smaller file sizes, widely supported across devices and software.
Disadvantages: Lossy compression, which can result in a loss of image quality, does not support transparency.
2. PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
Advantages: Supports lossless compression and transparency, good for complex images like diagrams and screenshots.
Disadvantages: Larger file sizes compared to JPEG, not ideal for simple graphics or photographs.
3. GIF (Graphics Interchange Format)
Advantages: Supports animation and transparency, small file sizes for simple graphics.
Disadvantages: Limited color palette (256 colors), not suitable for complex or high-quality images.
4. BMP (Bitmap)
Advantages: Uncompressed format that preserves image quality, supported by many Windows programs.
Disadvantages: Large file sizes, not widely supported outside of Windows.
5. TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)
Advantages: High-quality images, supports lossless compression, widely used in professional photography and printing.
Disadvantages: Large file sizes, not widely supported on the web.
Advantages: Supports both lossy and lossless compression, supports transparency, typically results in smaller file sizes than JPEG or PNG.
Disadvantages: Not as widely supported as JPEG or PNG.
7. AVIF (AV1 Image File Format)
Advantages: High compression efficiency, supports transparency and HDR, royalty-free.