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image conversion from jpg to jif

lina ajay
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hello,

I want to paste a logo which has been mailed to me in jpg format .but in my program i have to replace it with the existing logo which is in .jif format.do i hava to convert the image from jpg to jif?

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Ulf Dittmer
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What is a "jif"? It's not a commonly used image format, so you'll need to tell us what it means. Or do you mean JFIF? If so, most JPEGs are JFIFs already.


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Or did you mean GIF?

Why the conversion? Browsers can display either format. Why bother?


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Ulf Dittmer
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If you meant GIF, note that that's a lower quality format than JPEG (8 bit instead of 24 bit). The image might well look crappy after the conversion.
lina ajay
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i am sorry i meant gif.it was a typo.
thanks for the response
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Lina,
Googling convert jpeg to gif yields a bunch of ways.

I can think of one scenario where this is useful. If a bunch of apps point to the jpeg image and you need to change the image before they can update their reference to the image. In this case, I'd leave up both a gif and jpeg version and tell the callers to switch with their next release.


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