WebP Image format: Another Google Project Behind The Scenes

WebP lossy compression is awesome. WebP is a Google development, a method of lossy and lossless compression that can be used on a large variety of photographic, translucent and graphical images found on the web. Only Chrome and Opera support it, not Firefox.
Adding an image format to the web means it’s there for good. We’re not getting rid of PNG, GIF, or JPEG anytime soon, for instance. Adding yet another format is therefore a pretty big commitment.

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