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WebP

A bitmapped graphics file format from Google that was introduced in 2010. WebP is the still image counterpart to Google's WebM video format and was derived from the same sources. Designed as a single format that can be used in place of JPEG, GIF and PNG, WebP images can be lossy like JPEG or lossless like GIF and PNG. WebP supports 24-bit color and an 8-bit alpha channel for transparency.

Animated WebP
Like animated GIFs, animated WebP is a sequence of still frames; however, animated WebP can combine lossy and lossless frames, and the format's meta-data defines the transparency of each frame. See animated GIF, GIF, JPEG, PNG and WebM.
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As it turns out, one of the biggest bang-for-the-buck ways to do that is by replacing JPEG and PNG images with WebP WebP offers significantly better compression than these legacy formats (around 35% better in most cases), and when you consider that over 60% of typical page sizes are images, the benefits can be substantial.
Sheila Hancox, head of WEBP, said: "The service had access to a variety of funds from the government which are either no longer available to us or have been reduced significantly.
Google has already created an alternative image format, WebP, which some suggest could replace JPEG altogether.
According to the report, one poster said: "With my N4 on Android L, I could open these images in the native Android Apps (Galary/Google+ Photos), that employs the native WebP support in Android.
While WebP wasn't a strong format when it launched, it has gained numerous features and made several improvements in its short period of existence.
The pupils were asked to fill in an application form as part of the programme set up by WEBP before experiencing a proper interview and to raise their awareness of the preparation, attitudes and skills needed to be successful in an interview.
Google adds lossless and transparency encoding to WebP