Everybody knows that there are plenty of image formats available today. However when it comes to PNG vs JPG battle, not everyone exactly understand the difference. In digital image creation, we must consider file formats. A file is a document – like a photo, a graphic, or a spreadsheet, for example. Files created on different software, have different formats. For example, an XLS file is a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, a DOC file is a Microsoft Word document and so on.
There is a host of different image file formats too. If you extensively use digital images or intend to use images for web content etc., it is important to understand the best file formats to use – noticeably JPG and PNG format. In this article we look at both image formats, what they are used for, and how they compare.