Images file types and their uses
Image file types
They are undoubtedly a main element to elearning but do you know your png from your svg?
here’s a list of file types and what the differences and uses are.
Pro’s – salable (without loss of quality) small file size, transparent
Cons- not I.E. friendly
Pro’s – 24 bit colour, photo quality, high detail
Cons – not transparent
Pro’s – 256 colours, lossless, smaller than gifs
Cons – bigger than jpegs, images have very large files sizes
Pro’s- 256 colours, lossless compression, animations, loops
cons – bigger than png, oldest format (1989)
So next time you’re looking for or creating images, have a think about file types. It could save you a heap of developing time when your working with an image on the stage.