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Compressed Image File Formats

Jpeg, Png, Gif, Xbm, BMP [With CDROM] (SIGGRAPH Series)

John Miano


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A comprehensive reference on the major graphics file formats and the compression technologies, this work is a useful resource for graphics programmers, especially those developing graphical applications for the Web. It examines the most common graphics file formats in detail and demonstrates how to encode and decode image files for each.

Addison-Wesley Professional, 9780201604436, 288pp.

Publication Date: August 19, 1999

About the Author

John Miano is Chief Engineer of Colosseum Builders, Inc., where he specializes in Web applications for the entertainment and broadcasting industries. He is the author of Borland C++ Builder How-To and has written articles on programming for various computer publications. He holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the College of Wooster. 0201604434AB04062001