Ms Lynn Cobbs

Know Your File Types: When to Use JPEG, GIF, & PNG

Web Link Published 8/26/15 Last updated on 5/22/19

If you ever wondered what a jpeg or png is? This is an excellent resource to help selecting the best image file type for your illustration needs. This links directly to the article Know Your File Types: When to Use JPEG, GIF & PNG created by WhoIsHostingThis, with a downloadable Infographic.


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Rochelle Rodrigo

Posted on 2/12/19 1:57:27 AM Permalink

​Thank you for posting; this will be a great resource to share with student finishing an image editing unit.

Ari Vega

Posted on 7/14/17 2:25:20 AM Permalink

​Thank you posting the Know Your Digital Images content.

It's a great resource.

Saif Smeirat

Posted on 8/31/15 8:13:07 AM Permalink

Wow , Perfect Resource Lynnn

Thank you very much