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07Aug2017
The auto-rotation of JPG input files is now lossless.
02Aug2017
Added the article "Finally understanding PNG". Learn about PNG compression in simple words and find out how to outwit the PNG compression algorithm to gain more quality at lower file sizes.
01Aug2017
Fixed a bug with the HTML code of a transparent JPG that sometimes broke the image if it came from cache. Thanks, Nina.
17Jul2017
Added automatic rotation of JPGs based on EXIF meta data.
16Jun2017
The JPG selective quality feature now shows the compressed image in its preview area so you will better know where to adjust the brightness quality.
Added the current scaling value to the preview area (next to the headlines "Result" and "Original"). Only visible if you have an image larger than 100% of the viewport.
14Jun2017
Added the preprocessing option "Size in %" for JPG and PNG compression.
23May2017
Fixed the Photoshop JSX script which did not work after a server update.
22May2017
Added the article "Finally understanding JPG". If you always wanted to know how the JPG compression works under the hood I want to recommend you this article that is reasonable for every level of understanding.
05May2017
Added the legendary "Selective quality" for JPGs as brought into prominence by Adobe/Macromedia Fireworks.
28Apr2017
New GUI with new upload possibilities. New JPG quantization tables.
28Mar2017
Added the new GIF compressor. Fixed a bug that offered a JPG mask too often.
20Feb2017
Fixed a bug that prevented transparent JPGs from being generated if the input PNG was a b/w image.
09Feb2017
Added a new button "Copy data URI" to copy the base64 encoded data URI into the clipboard as long as the filesize is below 50 kB. Useful for all the web developers out there.
23Jan2017
Lowered the processing time of the OBJ compressor a lot. The OBMLoader JS file is now also a bit smaller.
06Dec2016
Brand new OBJ compressor. If you want to use OBJ files in a web environment use this compressor to minify the files.
Try this example model.
04Dec2016
For 8 bit PNGs you can now specify the amount of colors.
21Jul2016
Fixed a bug with embedded color profiles. Colors are now accurately converted.
15Jul2016
Added a new version of the Photoshop script which now includes a version check. So you get a message if your script is outdated.
14Jul2016
Raised upload limit to 2 MiB.
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