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Are you confused on Jpeg vs Gif vs PNG? I’ll show you what image type you should use and when!
There is a bit of confusion on which file type is the best to use. Saving your images in the wrong file type can turn your images blurry, lose detail, and just look bad! Images also take up a lot of space. Not only can it directly hurt your wallet when you need to buy more storage to hold the images; you can also lose customers when they have to sit there waiting for the website or email to load. So save yourself now by choosing the best file type for each situation.
When you run out of room on your personal computer, you can buy more storage. Simple, and not terribly expensive. But when you’re dealing with online images, it is not as simple and inexpensive.
Unless you’re an online art gallery that needs high-quality images; you want to stick with files that require as little bandwidth and download times or you’ll see your viewers click off of your site quickly! Less viewers sticking around = less income!
Web hosting is another issue to think about. When you need to buy more online space; it will cost you! It could add hundreds, maybe thousands of dollars each year to buy more storage.
So here it is; this infographic will help you choose the best file type so you save space and bandwidth.