WebP Tools

Convert WebP images to JPG, PNG, GIF and back with our set of converters. Edit, compress, minify, rotate WebP images to perfectly suit your website.

WebP Converters

WebP to JPG

Convert WebP to JPG

WebP to PNG

Convert WebP to PNG

WebP to GIF

Convert WebP to GIF

What is WebP format

Surely you began to notice that recently when saving images from websites, it often has a new strange format - .webp. And to open this picture is obtained only through the browser. What is this new format and why is it used instead of the usual jpg (jpeg), png and gif.

This format was developed by Google, and quite a while ago - in 2010, but only in 2018 it began to be widely used. Google is actively promoting WebP and at the moment it is supported by a very large number of browsers.

This format provides lossy and lossless image compression. WebP maintains the same quality with a smaller image size: with lossy compression, the size will be on average 30% smaller than in JPEG, and lossless on average 25% smaller than PNG.

WebP combines all the advantages of PNG, JPEG and GIF, supports transparency and animation. Also, according to some reports, Google gives preference to sites that use WebP. Switching to a new format can have a positive effect on the SEO of your website.

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WebP Advantages

  • WebP Compresses Lossless Images 26% Better Than PNG
  • WebP compresses lossy images better than JPEG by 25-34%
  • Combines all the benefits of PNG, JPEG and GIF, supports transparency and animation
  • WebP supports lossless transparency (known as alpha) with a size increase of only 22%

WebP Disadvantages

  • Not all browsers support the format
  • Pixel graphics may lose some colors
  • Lossy compression may look flat
  • People’s faces may look plastic or posterized with a low quality setting
  • To use on your site, you need to configure a fallback image

How to edit WebP

If you downloaded the image in WebP format and want to edit it, you have two ways to do it. You can open it in one of the editors that support this format. Using plugins, you can open files in Adobe Photoshop, GIMP, and Paint.NET. The second option is to convert WebP to a more familiar format (PNG, JPEG) and edit it.

WebP image conversion

If you decide to convert WebP to another graphic format, you need to choose a new format. JPEG is suitable for use on websites and photo storage. PNG is better if you plan to edit the image. Also, PNG would be a better choice if your image has a transparent background. If you have an animated WebP file, then you need to convert it to a GIF to save the animation.