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Blog posts of 'Compression' tag
Detecting the psychovisual impact of compression related artifacts using SSIMULACRA

Lossy image compression is a great way to reduce the file size of an image, which helps to improve the performance of your website or app and cut bandwidth costs. And, if it goes well, nobody can tell the difference. If it goes well…

When lossy compression does not go well, compression artifacts become noticeable or even completely ruin an image. For example, the following JPEG images have been encoded with a compression setting that is too aggressive:

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