Yesterday I published a posting about WordPress Automatic responsive images. Frank Bültge brought me to a posting by Anselm Hannemann talking about the WebP image format as an alternative for usual formats like PNG or JPEG.
From the Anselm’s posting:
And now we need an image format which is good regarding to image quality (WebP is already for photos and graphics), which is universal (WebP combines JPEG and PNG / graphics and photos in one format), outputs small files (WebP does) and which is actively developed. All these point perfectly fit to WebP.
The file format is actively under development and as the market share is not that big yet we have the chance to now expand the format featuring this streaming behavior.
For Details about the WebP format and available encoder/decoeer software see the WebP Page at Google .
Sounds great, let’s try it. 🙂