lossless compression of still images - recommendations?

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Mon Feb 20 07:01:07 UTC 2017

On Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:45:48 +1100, Aryan Ameri wrote:
>What you are looking for is using some film compression algorithm such
>as h.264. Those algorithms excel at doing frame by frame comparisons
>and then only storing the pixels that have changed. If storage as a
>movie format meets your needs, it would be easy to turn the series of
>jpeg pictures into a h.264 encoded movie, and the resulting file size
>would be tiny. A few million 5MP pictures (frames) would easily fit in
>a 1 GiB file.

The quality of the single pictures of even professional film cameras is
less good, than those of a consumer reflex camera. A film aren't
stills, so it's missing the details and definition a still provides.

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