On Mon, Apr 17, 2000 at 06:46:04PM -0400, D ONeill mentioned:
> Thought those of you who deal with images on a frequent basis might like
> what I'm now using. A ten meg file compressed to 100k is
> indistinguishable from the original. The product is called LuraWave and
> is available as a free dload for Linux. The Linux version appears to be
> a Lura-enabled version of XV. Would like to hear if anyone else likes it
> as much as I do. The have a demo page if one wants to have a look before
I dunno about that. I was doing some playing around. Basically, taking a
large 400k jpeg, and saving it as a 200k wavelet compressed image. It
didn't look too bad, but it was far from indistingushable.
I was impressed with it's compression, if you don't care about quality.
After reducing a 400k jpeg to a 4k .lwf file, I could still make it out,
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