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1. A standard algorithm for the compression of digital images.
2. A digital image stored as a file so compressed: a JPEG of a cat.
[J(oint) P(hotographic) E(xperts) G(roup).]
(Computer Science) computing
a. a standard file format for compressing pictures by disposing of redundant pixels
b. a picture held in this file format
c. (as modifier): a JPEG image.
[C20: technique devised by the J(oint) P(hotographic) E(xperts) G(roup)]
JPEG (ˈdʒeɪ pɛg)
1. a set of standards and file format for compression of digital images.
2. a digital image compressed in this format.
[1990–95; J(oint) P(hotographic) E(xperts) Group)]
A high-compression format for graphics files used widely on the Internet.
JPEG Jpeg [ˈdʒeɪpeg]
(= format, image
) → JPEG m
(Comput) → JPEG nt
; jpeg file/format
→ JPEG-Datei f
→ /-Format nt
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JPEG: Joint Photographic Experts Group (The actual name for the file format is JFIF
, which stands for JPEG file interchange format.
Furthermore, in order to assist law enforcement in the expeditious dissemination of still images immediately after an event, digital recording systems must be capable of directly exporting still images at the highest quality setting in one of the following industry standard formats: TIFF, BMP, or JFIF
(which commonly uses the JPG extension).
Video format support includes DV25, DV50, MPEG IMX, Meridien(TM) JFIF
and ABVB resolutions, plus uncompressed 601 in both eight and 10 bits.
5 of the Avid DS Nitris family also delivers MXF support for common SD formats, such as DV25, DV50, IMX, and Meridien(TM) JFIF