Re: A better way of compressing images losslessly

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Subject: Re: A better way of compressing images losslessly
Posted by:  OlEnSh (ngcb@pc.jaring.nospam.my)
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2003

what kind of image? PNG, GIF and other formats using dictionary type
techniques aren't that difficult to beat when it comes to images.

"rep_movsd" <rep_mov…@yahoo.co.in> wrote in message
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> Im working on a remote desktop application for my company and in the
> course, had to study some source code of RealVNC.It uses a method of
> encoding known as hextile encoding , I implemented a variation of that
> algorithm(in delphi) and added a few tricks of my own and surprisingly
> it compresses much better than PNG GIF ZIP RAR et al.The results seem
> so promising that im gonna make it a standalone utility ( GPL of
> course ;-) )
>
> Comments anyone?
>
> --- watch this space ---

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A better way of compressing images losslessly posted by rep_mov…@yahoo.co.in (rep_movsd) on 18 Aug 2003