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 +Image file formats on computers can be categorized into two different kinds, the first kind being called //lossy//, the second kind being called //​lossless//​.
 +Saving an image in a lossless format means that none of the original information as intended by the creator of the image is lost. 
 +Only lossless formats are suitable for storing pixel art whereas lossy formats will destroy some of that information in favor of a smaller file size and or faster image decoding speed.
 +further reading:
 +  * [[wp>​Image_file_formats#​Image_file_compression|Image File Compression]]
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