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WebPerf Google Guetzli open source JPEG encoder 35% smaller images

Discussion in 'All Internet & Web Performance News' started by eva2000, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    More gifts from folks at Google in the form of a new JPEG image encoder, Guetzli which can produce images 35% smaller in size Research Blog: Announcing Guetzli: A New Open Source JPEG Encoder !



     
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    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    I was just about to come here to share this! :D
     
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    That's a lot....

    Let's see in practice what it can do :)
     
  5. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    great minds and all :)

    indeed.. like ngx_pagespeed there's no free lunch for page load performance as you pay for it in server resource usage i.e. cpu, ram, disk etc :D
     
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    buik "Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it." Premium Member

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    Luckily the server usage is one-off and not like Pagespeed, optimize the source over and over again (without saving to output) at browser request.
    And you're done.
    I wonder how Kraken.io Image Optimizer and https://tinypng.com is doing compared to guetzli. Does anyone have time to try it?
     
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    Yeah previous linked article i posted highlights how much longer it takes to process guetzli optimised images. While it's once off, I can't imagine how it would fair if you have say 1,000 images or 10,000 images !

    ya know you want to :D
     
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    After several searching, seems guetzli uses a lot of memory and cpu so not desirable for large forums :|.
    I'll leave this option disabled on TH Image Optimizer.