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Since I have been 'accused' of trolling' about these format differences let's do it properly.


Comparing the two, JPG is a piece of junk. JPG is good only for photographers who do not known any better, even if you do not have a choice, after all, you made the decision to purchase a camera that does not offer raw as a selection.*


Back to the topic. JPG is junk because it creates banding, loses data, has a limited dynamic range is merely an improvement from a GIF, after all, who can tell the difference?


When edited JPG compresses an image using a flawed self generated set of data that nothing can repair, especially not 'plug-ins' made for lazy people.


JPG is basically an error that has long overcome its welcome.


PNG on the other hand is a savior, a god in sheep clothing. The format offers compression and when it is opened after decompressing the image correctly, it re-compresses w/o loss when saving, something a JPG will never do.


PNG is slightly larger but then again with Internet speed we have today this supposed JPG advantage is moot. For the weak minded connected to internet somewhere in the boonies. Move into town folks, if that is your argument. The rest of the world is not waiting for you*.


PNG was made to replace the GIF format. This has done by beating the crap our of the JPG format in the process. More colors (256T mode) larger (2GBx2GB) vs the miserable (60k x 60k) pixel size JPG offers.


If you do not use the software capable of using a PNG to its limits this is because you do not bother to work hard enough and make enough $$$ in order to spend it in your so-called photography*. What is the point of keeping your dough anyway? Will you take it with you when you die? Scrooges!!!


Of course PNG has a transparent channel which makes it great for internet pages. JPG? forget it. You get what you get and basically go ..... You get the picture.


JPG crowd and supporters are so stubborn that various iterations that have been created have been simply ignored. JPG could be a solid contender to the crown of 'best pixel image format' instead we have a decrepit old senile format that still does everyone in.


Folks if you really want to save your already messed up JPG convert them to PNG at least the digital vomit you produce will not be made even more unpalatable*.


TIFF and all that? This is about PNG and JPG so don't bother posting your pseudo science collected using the WEB. No one cares*.


I hope I have insulted everyone here. If not, well, let me know, I will make sure the next time I will not miss you*.


JPG vs PNG? Any mindless idiot can make the right choice.


Remember this a trolling post.

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Unsurprisingly a couple of folks took this seriously and tried to argue over a few points of contention (as if there was any, the whole darned thing is questionable).


Anyway, I answered with my usual sarcasm over 'internet scientist' calling them 'idiots'. The answer was 'It does not make look smart to call people 'idiot''. My answer? an edit to the word 'idiot':


In conclusion... Internet scientists = idiots (in other words to satisfy the.. well... fool, ass, halfwit, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, moron, imbecile, simpleton; informaldope, ninny, nincompoop, chump, dimwit, dumbo, dummy, dum-dum, loon, dork, sap, jackass, blockhead, jughead, bonehead, knucklehead, fathead, butthead, numbskull, numbnuts, dumb-ass, doofus, clod, dunderhead, ditz, lummox, knuckle-dragger, dipstick, thickhead, meathead, meatball, wooden-head, airhead, pinhead, lamer, lamebrain, peabrain, birdbrain, mouth-breather, scissorbill, jerk, nerd, donkey, nitwit, twit, boob, twerp, hoser, schmuck, bozo, turkey, chowderhead, dingbat, mook, slangasshat) = trolls.

I really ended with: Internet is great, isn't it? I did not know seven of these epithets (just counted)

The repeated '*'?  It pointed to a warning that this was meant as a trolling post...

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