Several times a month, I find myself writing to a client to ask whether they can supply me with a specific image in a different format. Sometimes they not only are confused as to why I’d need another format, but they didn’t even know that there were different formats for images.
You’re probably already familiar with JPEG images, but today I’m going to tell you about some of the other formats web designers use (such as GIF, TIFF, PNG, EPS, PSD, AI, PDF, and SVG), and why we use them.
What Are Vector and Raster Images?
Here’s a piece of terminology that …