Extensions: .jpg

Developer: Independent JPEG Group


BSD-licensed: Yes

Export: Yes

Officially Supported Versions:

Reader: JPEGReader (Source Code, Supported Metadata Fields)

Writer: JPEGWriter (Source Code)

We currently have:


Pixels: 4 - Very Good

Metadata: 4 - Very Good

Openness: 5 - Outstanding

Presence: 5 - Outstanding

Utility: 1 - Poor

Additional Information

Bio-Formats can save individual planes as JPEG. Bio-Formats uses the Java Image I/O API to read and write JPEG files. JPEG stands for “Joint Photographic Experts Group”.

See also

JPEG homepage