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 * JPEG is a compression algorithm for photos.  * JPEG is a lossy compression algorithm frequently used for photographic data.
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Obsoleted by the ["PNG"] graphics file format, but still widely used.

Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG) - JPEG File Interchange Format (JFIF)

JPEG/JFIF is not a protocol, but:

  • JPEG is a lossy compression algorithm frequently used for photographic data.
  • JFIF is a file format used to contain a JPEG photo.

JPEG / JFIF is good to use for photos, but should be avoided for diagrams, icons and alike (with hard edges and only a few colors).

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