compression

Dropbox’s Lepton lossless image compression really uses a ‘middle-out’ algorithm

The "middle-out" algorithm that has its roots in the most infamous (and probably funniest) scene in HBO's "Silicon Valley" may have been fictional, but something like it can be found in Lepton, a cool

Opera Opens Pre-Registration For Its Data-Savings Android App

Last December, Opera <a target="_blank" href="http://blogs.opera.com/news/2013/12/us-android-users-help-us-test-opera-max-beta-new-data-savings-app/">announced</a> Max, a free app that would use Opera

Google Launches Zopfli To Compress Data More Densely And Make Web Pages Load Faster

Google just <a target="_blank" href="http://googledevelopers.blogspot.com/2013/02/compress-data-more-densely-with-zopfli.html">launched</a> <a target="_blank" href="https://code.google.com/p/zopfli/">

Latakoo Moves HD Video Fast, Works Great For Newsrooms

Austin-based video startup <a href="http://latakoo.com/">latakoo</a> has a funny name (it's <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latakoo_Lark">some kind of lark</a>), but a great idea: make it easier

New Startup JPEGmini Reduces Photos’ Size, Not Their Quality

Photographers, take note. A startup called <a href="http://www.jpegmini.com/">JPEGmini</a> is introducing a new photo compression technology for JPEG photos which reduces the overall file size (by up

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<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/rsz_tubetech_protools.jpg" />The <a href="http://www.tcelectronic.com/TubeTechCL1B_PoCo.asp">Tube-Tech</a> is a neat compressor plug-in f

JPEG XR may offer a fix for DSLR users who need a higher burst rate

I’ve never had a problem with my old Rebel XT’s 3-per-second rapid fire rate. Of course, I’m not a press or sport photographer, and it is kind of annoying that I can only take like 8

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If you’ve been patiently waiting for the DivX Pro codec and converter but you constantly find yourself without the $19.99 necessary to purchase said tools, now’s your chance to download Di