GIF to WEBP Converter

Convert GIF images to WEBP format online for free.

GIF is short for Graphical Interchange Format, a type of raster image file, which is designed for relatively basic images that appear mainly on the internet. GIF is a bitmap image file format for images that use less than 256 different colors and animations that use less than 256 colors per frame. GIF is a data compression format that is especially useful for transmitting images over small traffic.

Developed by: Steve Wilhite at CompuServe

Initial Release: June 15, 1987

File Extension: .gif

MIME Type: image/gif

Asociated Programs: Paint Shop Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player, Picasa, Windows Photo Viewer, MS Paint, …

WEBP is a highly compressible image format developed by Google for the purpose of optimizing web browsing and intended as a replacement for JPEG, PNG, and GIF file formats. It supports both lossy and lossless compression, as well as animation and alpha transparency. Using WebP, webmasters and web developers can create smaller, richer images that make the web faster.

Developed by: Google

Initial Release: September 30, 2010

File Extension: .webp

MIME Type: image/webp

Asociated Programs: Google Chrome, Opera, Picasa, PhotoLine, Pixelmator, ImageMagick, XnView, IrfanView, GDAL, …

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