Re: A better way of compressing images losslessly

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Subject: Re: A better way of compressing images losslessly
Posted by:  to…@telegraphics.com.au (Toby Thain)
Date: 25 Aug 2003

rep_mov…@yahoo.co.in (rep_movsd) wrote in message news:<85e8883c.0308181154.3465dc…@posting.google.com>...
> 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?

Every encouragement! Will you also document and/or release your useful
improvements to VNC software?

Toby

http://www.telegraphics.com.au/

>
> --- 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