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JPEG compression with Guezli: Thank you Google, but there is more!

Google recently released an image encoder that is able to compress JPEG images 20-30% better than libjpeg without compromising on the visual quality. Very good. You can use it on every platform (Linux, Windows, MacOS) to compress your images. Though needing many resources the result seems to be almost unrivalled compared to what other systems do. So far so good. It would be worthwile to add that this software as

Logo for JPEG Jubiläum

Conference at the University of Leipzig to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the constitution of JPEG LEIPZIG, September 29 2016 – The 07th October 2016 is precise to the day the 25th „technical“ birthday of the worldwide most popular electronic image format JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group). On this day the Independent JPEG Group (IJG) at the Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI, www.infai.org) together with the Faculty of Mathematics and

Logo for JPEG Jubiläum

Leipzig IT specialists provide new software library „libjpeg 9.2“  LEIPZIG, January 18 2016 – The Independent JPEG Group (IJG) at the Leipzig Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI, www.infai.org) has released an update of the software library „libjpeg“ in the anniversary year of the image file format JPEG. The new version 9.2 features primarily further enhancements of reference quality and performance, in particular for the last added functions like support of

JPEG 9.1 with extended color representation immediately available for professional photographers worldwide

LEIPZIG, January 20 2014 – The Independent JPEG Group (IJG) at the Leipzig Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI, www.infai.org) has released an update of the software library „libjpeg“. In the course of continuous development, the upgrade to the new version 9.1 supports for the first time extended color spaces with wide gamut and higher depths. End users and professional operators thus benefit from more demanding application processes, for example in

JPEG 9 with lossless JPEG compression immediately available

LEIPZIG, January 13 2013 – The Independent JPEG Group (IJG) at the Leipzig Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI, http://www.infai.org) has released the new version of the software library „libjpeg“. This software library is the basis for the processing of images in the ubiquitous JPEG format and is used worldwide in a countless number of applications of software vendors and in the photographic industry under a fee-free license with open source