Browse Definitions :
File Extension

JPEG File Format

JPEG compressed bitmap

JPEG file format extension

JPEG is a file extension for a compressed raster graphics file format as standardized by the Joint Photographic Experts Group (also known as JPEG). JPEG is sometimes abbreviated as JPG for compatibility with older operating systems.

JPEG is a 24-bit, 16.7 million color supporting file and is a lossy file compression that allows the user to adjust the ratio of compression based on the desired quality or file size. JPEG is one of the most common image file types on the World Wide Web.

JPEG is an ISO/IEC group of experts that develops and maintains standards for a suite of compression algorithms for computer image files.

MIME type: image/jpeg, image/jpg, image/jpe_, image/pjpeg, image/vnd.swiftview-jpeg

 

Learn more about JPEG files:

See Michael Cobb explain "binary over JPEG"  on SearchSoftwareQuality.com.

Get answers to your jpeg questions at IT Knowledge Exchange.

This was last updated in July 2010
Browse File Extensions Alphabetically:

Ask a Question. Find an Answer.

Ask your peers a question about this file extension.

Ask a Question

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchCompliance

  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business...

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

SearchSecurity

  • Transport Layer Security (TLS)

    Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a protocol that provides authentication, privacy, and data integrity between two communicating ...

  • van Eck phreaking

    Van Eck phreaking is a form of electronic eavesdropping that reverse engineers the electromagnetic fields (EM fields) produced by...

  • zero-trust model (zero trust network)

    The zero trust model is a security model used by IT professionals that requires strict identity and device verification ...

SearchHealthIT

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 

  • business continuity software

    Business continuity software is an application or suite designed to make business continuity planning/business continuity ...

  • business continuity policy

    Business continuity policy is the set of standards and guidelines an organization enforces to ensure resilience and proper risk ...

SearchStorage

  • solid-state storage

    Solid-state storage (SSS) is a type of computer storage media made from silicon microchips. SSS stores data electronically ...

  • persistent storage

    Persistent storage is any data storage device that retains data after power to that device is shut off. It is also sometimes ...

  • computational storage

    Computational storage is an information technology (IT) architecture in which data is processed at the storage device level to ...

Close