JPG vs. PNG: Which Should I Use?

TechSmith Camtasia

There is no one-size-fits-all for image file formats. This post will cover two of the most popular file format options, JPG vs. PNG, including when to use them and why. There are two main questions to ask yourself when you decide which image file format to use. What is a JPG? The JPG image file type, typically pronounced j ay-peg, was developed by the Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG) in 1992. So, JPG or PNG?

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Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

I was dilly dallying about both when Steven Lewis showed me his newly produced paperback, How to Format Perfect Kindle Books – ironic, eh? I had problems with PNG files (they outputted fuzzy) so you might consider TIF or JPG instead. I used BullZip’s free PDF Printer ; if you do too, I recommend picking “Flate” for your image compression and “Prepress” for the output quality.

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Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

I was dilly dallying about both when Steven Lewis showed me his newly produced paperback, How to Format Perfect Kindle Books – ironic, eh? I had problems with PNG files (they outputted fuzzy) so you might consider TIF or JPG instead. I used BullZip’s free PDF Printer ; if you do too, I recommend picking “Flate” for your image compression and “Prepress” for the output quality.

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Best Ways to Convert Your PDF Files to XML

Kitaboo

XML or Extensible Markup Language is quite a popular markup language in computing that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in an easily readable format for both humans and machines. Not all formats can be converted without extra software.

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How to Convert XML to ePUB – A Step-by-step Guide

Hurix Digital

The XML format cleverly executes data storage in a format that is both machine and human-readable. The idea behind the creation of XML file format was largely to store and transport data without being dependent on software/hardware tools. .

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Preventing Blurry Pictures: The Keys to Clear Images

TechSmith Camtasia

We’ve rounded up some of the best info we have on capturing high quality images – whether it’s a photo from a camera, or a screenshot on your computer screen. High resolution is around 300 pixels per inch (ppi) – good print quality. PNG vs JPG. Two of the most common formats: PNG vs JPG. The main benefits of JPG and PNG: JPG uses lossy compression, compromising some quality, but making the file size smaller and more easily shared.

Snagit Update: Light Theme, Scrolling Capture and More

TechSmith Camtasia

This will allow you to quickly view all of your autosave captures and save them to common formats (PNG, JPG, etc.). Each release at TechSmith, we balance bringing new, amazing capabilities while maintaining the highest levels of quality. For those of you who tuned in to our previous webcasts in April and in June, we promised that we would continue to listen to feedback and come out with new updates on a regular basis.

Making elearning look good on retina displays

SmartBuilder

When you export the final image, save it in an appropriate format with the settings optimized. Select JPEG as the optimized file format. Set the quality to 60%. You can customize the compression by increasing the quality and file size for a sharper image or decreasing the quality to make the file size smaller. This solution is just one quick and easy way to offer high quality images for multiple devices.

Learning on the go: how to develop engaging mobile-friendly courses

TalentLMS

Formats and stuff. Try limiting your file formats to plain text (the king of eLearning formats),DOC or.DOCX,PDF,PPT,JPG,GIF, and.PNG — that is, formats that play equally well on mobile as they do on the desktop, and for which native mobile readers and transcoders exist. The following media formats are desirable for mobile devices. Audio: Use the MP3 file format.

The 18 Essential Steps of a Course Design

eFront

How can the topics be taught in an interactive format? Assemble the media in the form of mp3, jpg, wmv etc, in your course authoring tool. Review the course for adherence to the scope and objectives, quality of media, any typing and grammar errors, and software bugs or glitches. An eLearning course design and development is a major project that needs to be handled using the formal protocols of a project management life cycle.

Tips to Convert E-learning to HTML5 Seamlessly with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Avoid.swf format for images; instead use.png or.jpg formats. While.png can be preferred for screenshots and illustrations,jpg is considered best for real-life pictures.). Avoid.swf and.flv video formats as they might not be supported by some devices. Instead, use videos in.mp4 format. This helps decrease the file size without compromising on its resolution or quality.

Best Practices for Creating Online Courses

eLearning Brothers

Formatting of list of steps. Import the.png, jpg, gif into PowerPoint for best quality. Quality Review. There are many things to think about when creating eLearning. There’s no way that I can mention all of them in this post but I’d like to mention a few that come to the top of my mind. Course Outline / Storyboarding. Know the audience. Find good SMEs. Always create an outline of the course. Storyboarding allows you to structure content flow.

Working with Images in eLearning (part 1)

Matthew Guyan

When sourcing images from a photo website I look for a high ppi or dpi number: In this example I’d choose the medium (or maybe the large) over the small as it would be a higher quality and better for resizing. Vector images use mathematical expressions to represent the image, they tend to have small file sizes and are scalable so when you resize them larger, which means that they don’t lose quality. So that’s a brief overview of image terminology and file formats.

How to create custom social media graphics in PowerPoint

BrightCarbon

Not having to start learning a new program from scratch means you can start creating custom social media graphics straight away and don’t have to worry about watermarks or poor-quality exports from free versions of an unfamiliar software.

28 Best WooCommerce Plugins in 2021

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

To get rid of this frustration, you can use the EWWW Image Optimization extension that’ll optimize your existing as well as new images with the best compression/quality ratio. . Its intelligent conversion options will even help you figure out the best image format (JPG, PNG, GIF, etc.)

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Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

saves in a variety of formats including AVI, JPG, GIF, and PNG. CamStudio’s website claims the file size of the videos you create with their software will be smaller in size than other leading video screen recorders, and have great quality. SmartPixel claims to use advanced video compression technology to create high quality videos that improve on disk space utilization. . WEBM is only available video format with free version.

The ULTIMATE Guide to PowerPoint Alternatives

BrightCarbon

Huge selection of background images, but not always very high quality. There’s also decent text formatting and you can hyperlink both within and outside of the presentation. per month): All free resources and offline viewing, premium templates, PowerPoint import, PDF and JPG download.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

If you wanted to have a video conference with multiple people or a webinar with high quality video or full video streaming on your smart phone, you are out of luck. Formats by Audio, Video, Image, Publication and Other. Audio – 3GP, MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), AIFF, and WAV., Image - JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF. The Revolution. Battlefield.