Examples of Images

JPEG Image

Ideal for complex images and photographs.

German battleship Bismarck

Image from the German National Archives

GIF Image

Great for art with few colors and simple transparency like logos and icons. Displays images with 256 colors or fewer. Supports transparency and animation.

USS Iowa in Korea 1952

Image by the US Navy

PNG Image

Best for images with large portions of flat colors and text. Similar to GIF, but supports more colors, produces better transparency, and loads faster.

P-47 plane

Image by Força Aérea Brasileira - Página Oficial