[mythtv-users] Why are recording thumbnails png instead of jpg?

Ian Evans dheianevans at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 14:58:17 UTC 2019

On Sat, Feb 2, 2019, 4:46 AM Stephen Worthington <stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz

> On Sat, 2 Feb 2019 03:14:37 -0500, you wrote:
> >Just wondering why the recording thumbnails are png instead of jpg, which
> >is better for photos.
> >
> >I just converted one png to jpg and went from 1.46MB to 208KB. With a lot
> >of recordings that adds up to a nice chunk of space savings.
> Use of the JPEG format is governed by licensing agreements - you have
> to pay.  Using PNG is free.
> That hit me shortly after I posted. Thanks.
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