Term - Lossy compression
|Lossy compression||SWPP and BPPA Photographic Glossary|
Monday 24th November 2014
Where pixels are removed (lost) to make the file size of a digital image smaller. When compressing images using the JPEG format you have the option of varying the level of compression. A higher level makes the file size much smaller but removes more pixels.
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