TIF vs. PNG for Screen Shots

Subject: TIF vs. PNG for Screen Shots
From: joemiller -at- canberra -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 09:38:16 -0500

We long ago standardized on packbits-compressed TIFFs for screen
but I've just found that PNGs seem to have the same quality when
at 600 dpi and the file size is considerably smaller.

Does anyone make extensive use of PNGs for screen shots? Have any problems
been seen with PNG files?


Joe Miller
Senior Editor
Canberra Industries, Inc.
(Connecticut, USA)


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