What’s The Difference Between a PNG and a JPG?

Here's the breakdown difference between a PNG and a JPG… if you need transparency, go with a PNG. If it's a photo, go with a JPG.

What's the difference between a PNG and a JPG?

JPG files are a commonly known and used file type. mostly used for photos. A PNG can have transparency and is perfect for logos and slide shows. So, What’s the difference between a PNG and a JPG?

A Visual Example of the difference

a JPG file can not have transparency

How to use these files?

JPG files… best for Photos

Most commonly used for photos and graphics with a lot of different colors, the JPG file format is a favorite choice only due to its compression and common use. 

PNG files… best for Logos

The PNG file supports transparency, including gradient transparency. Most commonly used for websites, video, and slideshows, where there’s a need to have the background show through.

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