Png

PNG (Portable Network Graphics) is an image file format designed to store raster graphics

Tiff

TIFF (originally standing for Tagged Image File Format) is a file format for storing images.



Bit depth sink

Example

"The resulting file from this png approach is smaller in size than a tiff file and i guess may rescale better"

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Creating Crisp or sharp graphics with R for importing into PowerPoint

"The resulting png compression may produce a file size larger than your tiff compression"

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ImageMagick - Smaller resized image is a much larger file size

"Tiff â any bit depth any compression lossy or lossless everything including the kitchen sink â and no better than png"

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Where can I find a good introduction to bitmaps

Others

Example

Today png is much more popular than tiff so if you re writing files outside of your own data store png would be a more common choice and you d need to work through nsimagerep to get there

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Best practice of storing and retrieving an NSImage in binary

Jpg or png should get you smaller than tiff

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VB.NET - Image compression

Digital photographers use image file formats capable of reproducing a greater range of colors such as tiff raw or the lossy jpeg which is more suitable for compressing photographs;the png format is a popular alternative to gif images since the png format uses better compression techniques and does not have a limit of 256 colors but pngs do not support animations

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What are the different usecases of PNG vs. GIF vs. JPEG vs. SVG?

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