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Adobe Illustrator: Opening Tricky Files

Adobe Illustrator: Opening Tricky Files

Sometimes files just don’t want to play nice. And usually when that happens, there’s a deadline looming. Knowing ahead of time how to get out of a tricky situation can make the difference between having time to do the job at an easy pace, or pulling your hair out. I’ve come across two handy Illustrator… Continue Reading »

WebP: Google’s New Web Image Format

WebP: Google’s New Web Image Format

So here’s one I didn’t see coming: Google has announced a new image format for use on the web. Named “WebP“, Google claims To improve on the compression that JPEG provides, we used an image compressor based on the VP8 codec that Google open-sourced in May 2010. We applied the techniques from VP8 video intra… Continue Reading »


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