JPEG Full Form

The Full form of JPEG is Joint Photographic Experts Group. JPEG is a standard method of compressing graphic images. It is used most often with its file name extension .jpg or .jpeg. It is generally used to compress digital images and it is a lossy compression technique because some information is lost while compression. With the loss of some information, it can reduce up to 5% of the actual size. Because of its great compression technique, JPEG is mostly used to send photographs on the internet. It supports a maximum image size of 65535 x 65535 pixels. JPEG file format is supported on the World Wide Web with the file suffix “.jpg”. It is also used as a term for any graphic image file created by using a JPEG standard. The important features of JPEG are that it was developed by Joint Photographic Experts Group, it can be converted to many formats, mostly used extensions for JPEG format is: .jpeg, .jpg, .jpe, .jif, jfif, JPEG compresses an image into a stream of bytes and can also decompress back into an image, JPEG standards specify the codec which defines how the image is compressed into stream of bytes and decompressed back into an image, the data format is independent from resolution, image contents and aspect ratio.