WebP to GIF Converter

Convert WebP to GIF quickly and free. Converting WebP images to JPEG is easier than ever.

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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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What is GIF format

The name GIF is derived from Graphics Interchange Format. GIFs are the most popular type of files on the Internet for creating animated images. It is formed by means of specialized graphic editors, it can carry several raster images in a certain sequence.

GIF supports only 256 colors, and in this regard, JPEG has tremendous advantages - digital photos can have millions of colors and shades. Compression of graphic data in this format is achieved by optimizing the storage of information about a single color within a line.

GIF has long been one of the most common formats on the Internet. Nowadays, the GIF extension is often used on sites to display animated objects such as buttons or images of logos, as well as advertising and other banners. It should be noted that not all GIF images are animated.

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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

GIF Advantages

  • Size may be relatively smaller compared to other file formats
  • GIF files can also support transparent background
  • Support for animated and moving images, which increases the availability of information
  • Supports lossless compression

GIF Disadvantages

  • Limited color scheme - animated images use only a color palette of 256 colors
  • It cannot be edited if the animation has already been encoded into the actual GIF file
  • The format does not allow smooth transparency
  • Animation significantly increases the size of the resulting file
  • GIF does not support vector graphics