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.WEBP File Extension

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File TypeWebP Image

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CategoryRaster Image Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


Raster image format (pronounced "Weppy") developed by Google for Web graphics; designed to reduce image file sizes over standard JPEG compression while maintaining the same or similar quality; allows images to be downloaded more quickly.

More Information

NOTE: The WebP Codec for Windows plugin listed below enables Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer to open WEBP files.

Programs that open WEBP files
File Viewer Plus
Google Chrome
Adobe Photoshop with WebP File Format plug-in
Logipole Konvertor
WebP Codec for Windows
Google Chrome
Adobe Photoshop with WebP File Format plug-in
Pixelmator 3
Google Chrome
Updated 12/29/2014

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