On Mon, 2010-01-18 at 10:40 +0100, yahvuu wrote: > Philip Rhoades wrote: > > It still seems counter intuitive that opening a JPG (even if it is a > > photo rather than a computer generated image) and immediately saving it > > with 100% "quality" increases the size by 2.5 . .
That is only non-intuitive because you are making the wrong assumption that the JPEG quality was measured in percent. It isn't, it's just a quality level that happens to have a range of 0 to 100. I suggest that you read the JPEG FAQ, in particular the answer to question 5: http://www.faqs.org/faqs/jpeg-faq/part1/ Sven _______________________________________________ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user