New algorithm from Google reduces JPEG file size while also increasing perceived quality

Compressing JPEGs to retain as much quality as possible while also reducing their file size is nothing new. In fact, such compressionis used by many to keep the size of images on websites down in order to increase performance. But compression to this point has always resulted in either at best mostly retaining visual quality or degrading it in some way, even if it is only a very small amount. Google has changed the game however, with a new open source algorithm that will not only reduce a file's size, but also increase the...
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