BMP, also called a bitmap image, is a raster image file format developed by Microsoft Corporation for its Windows operating system. Typically, BMP is used to save bitmap digital images in a display device and can save two-dimensional photos in monochrome and color. Although most BMP files have significant file sizes because of lack of data compression, they can be compressed losslessly via algorithms like ZIP.
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JPG, sometimes called JPEG, is a standard image format developed by the Joint Photographic Experts Group. JPG uses a high degree of lossy compression to give it a small file size while sacrificing the overall image quality. It can achieve up to an impressive 10:1 compression algorithm. Today, it’s the most widely used image format, thanks to its seamless compatibility with the World Wide Web and most image viewing and editing apps.
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