Anything that is not actual text, from simple line drawings to fully active images found on the world wide web.
The number of colors that each pixel in an image is capable of displaying.
The process of reducing the space required to store data by efficiently encoding the content.
no data is lost during compression.
Some data is lost during compression.
ease at which files are opened, modified, and viewed on computers using different operating systems, software and browsers.
the background of an image is "see-through" so that the graphic can blend into the background without having a white box around it.
Also called BITMAP graphics
Graphics Interchange Format.
Joint Photographic Expert Group.
Portable Network Graphics.
Tagged Image File Format
composed of mathematical formulas that define lines, shapes and curves.
The number of pixels or dots that a monitor can display.
Pixels Per Inch.
Dots Per Inch.
relationship of an object's width to its height.
copying part of an image and using it to replace unwanted parts of the image.
removing a part of an image.
Used to apply special effects to an image that would be too difficult to create manually.
filling an object with a smooth transition from one color to another.
compiling multiple pictures or objects together into one image.
pivoting an object around its center point