Friday, October 24, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
HP Broadens Moonshot Portfolio With Intel-powered Models
Microsoft To Keep Nokia Brand For Low-end Smartphones
LG Introduces Its First Octa-Core Application Processor
Cloud and Surface 3 Drive Microsoft's Revenue
Micron Urges Investors To Reject TRC Capital's Unsolicited Tender Offer
Facebook Returns To Chat Roots With Rooms App
Sony SmartWatch 3 And LG G Watch R Are Rolling Out With Updated Android Wear Software
New Nvidia Driver Enable DSR On Older Graphics Cards
Active Discussions
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, March 22, 2014
Google Improves WebP Image Format In New Chrome


Google's latest WebP software is coming into the Chrome browser to let browsers display its image format significantly faster, the company said Friday.

The WebP images are smaller and load significanty faster than other image formets, according to Google. A few months ago, Google added support for animated WebP images to Chrome, making WebP the first unified format that can address the key use cases of JPEG, PNG and GIF files. The recent release of libwebp 0.4.0, currently in Chrome?s Beta channel, is a culmination of numerous encoder and decoder optimizations that make encoding lossless images twice as fast, and decrease lossless decode time by 25%, according to Google.

Google Play's online store has also rereplaced png images with lossless WebP, reducing image file sizes by nearly 35%. And YouTube video thumbnails are starting to be served in WebP with initial results indicating up to a 10% reduction in page load time, Google claims.

"All the rollouts within Google combined have raised our aggregate data transfer savings tally to tens of terabytes every day," said Husain Bengali, Product Manager and WebP Optimizer. For users, this translates into faster page load times and fewer bytes counted against metered data plans. To speed up browsing on sites that don't serve WebP yet, Chrome for Android and iOS can use Chrome?s Data Compression Proxy, which transcodes images to WebP on the fly in order to deliver image compression of over 60%.

Google's arguments that WebP reduces file sizes compared to JPEG sound weak for Mozilla, which is concentrating on squeezing a little more life out of JPEG, with a recently announced JPEG encoder called 'mozjpeg'.




Previous
Next
AT&T Says Netflix Should Pay For Its Own Bandwidth Needs        All News        China Launches New Search Engine
AT&T Says Netflix Should Pay For Its Own Bandwidth Needs     General Computing News      China Launches New Search Engine

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google Is Teaming up with Oxford University on Artificial Intelligence
Google Unveils Inbox
Google Play Music App To Follow Your Mood
Login To Google Using A USB Security Key
Google Reports Strong Quarter Despite CPC Decline
Google Announces New Android Lollipop, Nexus 6 Smartphone, Nexus 9 Tablet And Nexus Player Streamer
Google Reveals Flaw in SSL Protocol
Google Expands Shopping Service
Google To Launch Nexus phone, Android L This Month
Apple and Google Each worth more than USD $100
Google Could Be Making Modular Monitors
Google to Release New Mobile Chat App: report

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .