Graphics Best compression for graphics

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by navyfalcon, May 8, 2011.

  1. navyfalcon

    navyfalcon Active Member

    Presently, I use JPEG and GIF for compressing my graphics. Is there a better
    way to compress graphics (free) without losing picture quality. I am trying to optimize my graphics on my site for better and faster loading.
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    Thank You
    falcon
  2. Recidivist

    Recidivist VIP Member

    I don't think you'll find a compression any smaller than GIF/JPEG that is also compatible with web browsers. If you have a fairly standard webpage with just JPEG/GIFs (Not with Flash widgets spammed everywhere like some sites do :mad: ) then chances are you need a better host (If it is slow for everyone) or a better internet connection (If it's just slow for you).
  3. ishkey

    ishkey Graphics Staff Member

    Take a look at either IrfanView and / or XnView, both provide tools for you to reduce down the file size without loss.
  4. navyfalcon

    navyfalcon Active Member

    Thank You Recidivist and Ishkey.
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    The information helps
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    falcon
  5. reganstar

    reganstar New Member

    For small image files, PNG may be a good format if you don't need non-RGB color spaces.
  6. smithdavid

    smithdavid New Member

    Had to try Zip Compression???????
  7. tomw

    tomw Member