> Von: arnuld <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

> Why JPG is so lightweight as compared to PNG ? (even when image doe
> snot have any transparency)

Because JPEG has been designed to be this way. It does achieve higher 
compression at the cost of quality loss.


The features of both file formats are explained in e.g. Wikipedia (and numerous 
other sites):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JPEG
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PNG


HTH,
Michael
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