Exporting a jpeg makes it bigger

Started 3 months ago | Questions thread
OP james_the_first Regular Member • Posts: 310
Re: Exporting a jpeg makes it bigger

johnbandry wrote:

A jpeg isn't 8 bits per pixel, pixel by pixel. It's a compressed format, so the size depends on the degree of compression used.

You're right of course - I expressed myself poorly - took the easy way out an just exported an 8 bit tiff - I forgot just how efficient jpeg can be


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