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Old 10-08-10, 09:40 AM   #1
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Post Image Comparisons: PNG, WebP, and HIPIX

With so many new image formats coming out this week, it seems only prudent to put them through some paces. In this short feature, find some results about how the various algorithms actually work in practice. There are a few important questions I wanted to answer:
  • Which one offers the best compression?
  • Which one offers the most visually pleasing results?
  • Which one offers the most numerically accurate results?
So I set out to test all three of them and see which one fared the best. Using first the CIE 1931 Chromaticity diagram, and then a real photograph, I ran several tests. The results are all inside after the break.

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