[Free Reading] Compressed Image File Formats: JPEG, PNG, GIF, XBM, BMP (ACM Press) Author John Miano – Andy-palmer.co.uk

Compressed Image File Formats: JPEG, PNG, GIF, XBM, BMP (ACM Press) This Comprehensive Reference On The Major Graphics File Formats And The Compression Technologies They Employ Is An Indispensable Resource For Graphics Programmers, Especially Those Developing Graphical Applications For The Web Compressed Image File Formats JPEG, PNG, GIF, XBM, BMP Examines The Most Common Graphics File Formats In Detail And Demonstrates How To Encode And Decode Image Files For Each In Particular, This Book Offers In Depth Coverage Of The Elaborate JPEG And Newer PNG Formats, Providing Clear Explanations Of Complex Concepts, Experience Based Practical Techniques, And Plentiful Code Examples GIF, XBM, And BMP Are Also Covered, With A Focus On Some Of The Less Familiar And Less Well Documented Features Of These Common File Formats Specific Topics Covered Include Compression Technologies That Each File Format Utilizes Color Models Employed By Each File Format The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Each File Format Huffman Coding LZW Compression Deflate Inflate Progressive JPEG The Discrete Cosine Transform Animated GIF The Accompanying CD ROM Contains The Complete Source Code For All Of The Image Formats Covered In The Book, As Well As Working Examples And Sample Images If You Want To Learn How To Read And Write Graphic File Formats For The Web Including PNG And JPEG Files There Is No Better Resource Than This Book System Requirements Windows Or Windows NT, Borland C Builder , Or Microsoft Visual C B



5 thoughts on “Compressed Image File Formats: JPEG, PNG, GIF, XBM, BMP (ACM Press)

  1. J. Racine J. Racine says:

    I am using this book to build my own toy jpeg encoder decoder So far, so good The book takes quite a bit of study but teaches jpeg really well I haven t read about PNG or the other formats yet You don t necessarily need to know high level math to follow the book either, and the book has a lot of helpful bits of code.One important note is to make sure to look at the book s


  2. vincent scotti jr vincent scotti jr says:

    A very Good Book For the Subject


  3. calvinnme calvinnme says:

    This book is about the last one written on the subject of graphics file formats, because this information can be found on the web and also because the number of image file formats and details necessary to write a meaningful book would result in a tome of mammoth size The author of this little book did things right he just picked five graphics file formats and covered them well Chapt


  4. V. Jonkers V. Jonkers says:

    If you know very little about the technical aspects of file formats, and you want to write your own applications, then this is the book you are looking for.BUT, if you have limited experience in programming visual C eg then this might not be the book for you Don t expect full source code, it only shows you the way to do it and adequatly at that You really need to know the basics of data


  5. Daniel C. Vallas Daniel C. Vallas says:

    I was looking for a book on JPEG files so I could write a program to compress jpeg files for internet use After reading this book I did come away with some insight on how JPEG compresssion works, however, the code examples in the book only work with JFIF JPEG files The book says that JFIF format is the most commonly used, but I was unable to compress many of the pictures on my computer


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