Posted: Tue 29 May 2012, 13:56 Post_subject:
LibJPEG - also CJPEG and DJPEG (Lucid 528-005) Sub_title: Library for JPEG image compression
libjpeg is a library for handling the JPEG (JFIF) image format. Included are the programs cjpeg and djpeg for converting to and from this format, jpegtran to perform some lossless transformations on JPEG imagess, and rdjpgcom and wrjpgcom to manipulate JFIF comments.
The libjpeg package contains libraries that allow compression of image files based on the Joint Photographic Experts Group standard. It is a "lossy" compression algorithm.