Generally, when you see an image used on the Internet, it’s a JPEG, GIF, or PNG. If you’re just a viewer of said images, you probably don’t spend too much time thinking about the different file types.
For people who make images online, knowing when to use each type is critical. Sure, they can technically be used interchangeably, and users will still see the images, but they may not load as fast and look as good. Don’t worry though, because we’ve found this awesome infographic that will serve as a convenient cheat sheet to help you decide what type of image to use for each situation. Check it out, and you’ll be an image expert in no time!
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