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What is JPEG or JPG File Extension?

Joint Photographic Experts Group introduced the JPEG or JPG file with a compatibility to use it for digital images. JPEG files are highly useful for Images that are captured using high-quality digital devices. Although, these files can affect the resolution of images if compressed. JPG File is made up of segments, markers where each detail is in binary format.

The JPG files belongs to category of Graphics and Raster Image files

JPEG file mostly supports by all application that uses Images and Graphics. It is also supported by Adobe and CorelDraw Applications.

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For Images

  • image/jpeg
  • image/jpg
  • image/jp
  • image/pjpeg
  • image/pipeg
  • image/vnd.swiftview-jpeg
  • image/x-xbitmap

For Application

  • application/jpg
  • application/x-jpg

It supports binary format of two types

  • JPG/Exif: It is used by Camera, Image capturing devices etc.
  • JPG/JFIF: It is used on World Wide Web
  • Hexadecimal Signature: FF D8 FF

The JPG or JPEG file is stored in different location depend on devices and softwares. For softwares images are also stored in user defined location.

JPG file can be opened by default image programs of operating systems. Mostly all image viewer has compatibility to view JPG files.


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