What are the Image Formats?

Data System Architecture


This article is about all image format that is given by the extension.


Type Name Best For
raster PNG logos, illustrations, icons
Not for a detailed image like a photo as PNG file size would typically be 5-10 times higher than JPEG
vector SVG Alternative for logos, illustrations, icons
raster JPEG Photos (detailed image)
raster WebP Most optimal format (default CDN format to serve)
raster JPEG-2000 photos
raster GIF animations
raster wiki/TIFF
Page with image postscript (PSD)
Page with image PDF

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