Without images, graphics and animation, the World Wide Web would be quite boring. Appealing visual effects are important to make a website really interesting. Photos, animations and graphics loosen up the displayed text and encourage users to engage with it. There are many different digital image formats. But which formats are particularly suitable...
In the world of digital images, a whole range of different image file types exist. But which image file type is suitable for which purpose? What are the advantages and disadvantages of well-known graphic files such as JPG, PNG or SVG? What is the difference between raster and vector graphics? In this article we answer the questions and give an overview of the most important formats of images.