BPG: Yet Another Image Format

New image format that (awesomely) achieves backward browser compatibility by implementing a decoder in JavaScript: http://bellard.org/bpg/

Check out the size differences with these samples: http://bellard.org/bpg/gallery2.html

You can see the slight delay caused by the JavaScript decoder but, all the same, the WebP guys must be kicking themselves for not thinking of this. Interestingly, I cannot easily find a comparison of the two.


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