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Windows 7: how much quality is lost when i save in jpg rather than png format

08 Feb 2012   #31
rraod

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Barman,

If I resave a JPG with save quality as 100% instead of standard value of 80%, will I retain the quality of image?


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08 Feb 2012   #32
manhunter2826

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

^^thanks for that too buzzy
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08 Feb 2012   #33
jturk

windows 7
 
 
a few questions about jpg & png images & loss of quality......

heres what im doing....

sometimes i will save an image directly off a website or i will use the snipping tool to copy an image from a youtube video.

i am only saving them once & i am NOT editing these images & dont plan to.

here are my questions...

1. will i lose picture quality if i save in jpg format rather than png if all im doing is saving pics directly from websites or snipping images from youtube videos?

a) if i will lose picture quality, will it be noticeable?

2. is this quote accurate...
"You can't add quality to a photo, so when saving images from the web, why not just leave them in the format they are already in?"


thank you.
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08 Feb 2012   #34
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

It doesn't matter in the slightest. To all questions. You'll never notice any difference.
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08 Feb 2012   #35
Cancerous

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 

If the image has a transparent background, saving as .jpg will make it lose its transparency and give it a solid white background.

Quality loss is only noticeable in large images, but even then the difference isn't noticeable to an untrained eye.
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