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What does JPEG stand for?

JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group (development group for compressed 24-bit color image storage format; also a file extension)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

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We have 3 other meanings of JPEG in our Acronym Attic

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The ScanSnap S300M enables loads of paper-based documents such as old photographs, school handouts and marked assignments, payment receipts, financial statements, design and presentation sketches and many others to be converted into searchable Portable Document Format (PDF) or Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG)files in just one touch.
The Joint Photographic Experts Group, an international committee that devised ISO/IEC 10918-1 (the JPEG standard), responded to Forgent's announcement by saying it believes the compression technology may have been in use prior to the date of Forgent's patent.