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WebPerf What Is HEIF and Will It Replace JPEG?

Discussion in 'Web Development & Web Performance' started by Jimmy, Nov 24, 2017.

  1. Jimmy

    Jimmy Premium Member Premium Member

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    There’s been a lot of hype surrounding HEIF, a new image format that some say is poised to replace longtime standards like JPEG and GIF. What’s so different about high efficiency image files? This guide will cover the pros and cons of this new way of viewing photos.

    https://www.keycdn.com/blog/heif/

    http://nokiatech.github.io/heif/comparison.html
     
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    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Cheers thanks for heads up.. not much browser support though ?
     
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    Yea, not a whole lot right now. Maybe in the future. Though, I believe patents are the holdup.
     
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