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So I’m curious the differences between resolution/workability between JPG, PNG, and TIFF. I usually save everything as a tiff before I send it on to become a PDF or something.

Thanks,

Kathy

> On Aug 19, 2020, at 11:41 AM, Mieke Roth <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Hi Marjorie,
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> It all depends. Most of the time I use jpeg for almost everything. The only time I use png is when I need a transparent background. Png can be set on different levels, 8-bit (if I remember correctly, I’m not behind my pc) is usually enough and most of the time as small as a jpeg.
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> Hi all.
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> I’m working on my new website and am wondering which format to use for graphics (artwork) and photos - JPG or PNG. I understand that PNG is a lossless compression format and so are much larger. I’ve read that .jpeg should be used with photos and .png for graphics. Is this a good rule of thumb?
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